Roger Lawrence Chief Technologist for Innovation, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (Asia-Pacific and Japan)
Roger Lawrence is Chief Technologist for Innovation in HP Enterprise Services, Asia-Pacific & Japan, responsible for facilitating innovation for enterprise clients across the region. He also works with senior client executives to understand industry trends and develop strategic solutions.
Roger has spent some 28 years in Information Technology and benefits from experience such as Mainframe Programming in the late 80’s; Infrastructure Support and Consulting in the 90’s; Architecture and Strategy Consulting in the earlier part of his decade; Consulting Practice Management & Group Management of Technologists, Technology Evangelism, Start-up experience and Marketing Strategy.
Roger was educated in South Africa, England, and Australia, and holds a Master Degree in Systems & Networking. He has worked with multi-national organizations across 5 continents, and currently resides in Sydney, Australia.
Roger is currently the chair of the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) Innovation Special Interest Group (SIG), member of the Executive Council on the National IoT Think Tank, chair of the University of Sydney IT Advisory Council, member of Swinburne University IT Advisory Council and he regularly presents at industry forums.
His passion is around enabling people and business with the latesttechnologies, especially where the virtual and real worlds intersect.