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Accelerate Innovation and Transform to Hybrid Cloud

August 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The enterprise of the future will be edge-centric, data-driven and cloud-enabled. HPE’s strategy is to accelerate enterprises edge to cloud, helping teams connect all of your data, all of your edges, all of your clouds, everywhere. Doing so will enable organizations to create and deliver unique experiences, innovate their products and services and drive hyper-efficient operations.

Join Scott Wiest, HPE CTO for North America, as he provides an overview of the changing landscape he sees across the industry and how technology organizations must enable data-driven decision making. HPE believes that Cloud is now a required part of everyday IT,  and hybrid is the new normal.  Scott will dive into this with an impactful, insightful and thought-provoking discussion.  

Scott Wiest, Chief Technologist – North America Hybrid IT Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Scott Wiest is the Americas Chief Technologist for North America Hybrid IT and Director of Technology and Data Center Architecture. Scott spends a bulk of his time with senior leaders helping them define their 2-5 year blueprint and define a Digital Renovation Agenda. Scott is in the unique position to spend his time with customers, HPE R&D Teams, Solution Launch Teams, Partners and our strategic solution suppliers such as Intel, AMD, Oracle, SAP, Microsoft, Red Hat, SUSE, VMware, Microsoft, Amazon, Docker, and many others.

Scott’s background is in computer sciences and he has spent a large amount of his time working with HPE’s most strategic clients to create and deliver transformation value. Scott can offer expert level, fact-based information on industry trends in business solutions and technologies across our industry from HPE, IBM, Oracle, Hyper-Converged players, Intel, Dell EMC, Microsoft, Cisco, Commercial and Open Source ISVs, and many others as well as discussions around new business models emerging with our strategic ISV partners. Scott is considered a break- through thinker and spends a great deal of time helping customers define their 2-5 year transformational journey blueprint. Scott speaks at many industry events and has been a top WW Executive Briefing Speaker for many years allowing him to meet with senior IT decision makers across multiple vertical industries. Scott has industry expertise from Hyper-scale computing to mission critical solutions to Big Data and Information Optimization to Digital Transformation to Agile Process and DevOps. Scott’s expertise extends to Big Data and analytics including SAP HANA, Microsoft APS, Apache Hadoop/SPARK, etc. Scott also helps drive next- generation virtualization solutions that result in IaaS and PaaS offerings for customers including traditional hypervisor solutions to resource containers and beyond. Scott has extensive expertise in transformation to Hybrid IT solutions to drive the right mix for customer acceleration and competitive edge. This expertise spans Private/Public Cloud adoptions and best practices which culminates in Transform to Hybrid IT outcomes.

Scott has extensive expertise in Cloud transformation and adoption across mode 1 and mode 2 applications.

Scott works across many vertical industries, including Manufacturing and Distribution, Financial Services, Communication, Media and Entertainment, Public Sector, Federal, Service Providers, Oil and Gas, Health and Life Sciences, and Consumer Package Goods.

Scott currently leads a team of Chief Technologists, Senior Technologist, and Business Transformation Experts that span multiple vertical industries and areas of expertise.