Marc Wilkinson is Modern Workplace lead, Avanade. Previously he was the business leader for the combined portfolios delivering traditional managed workplace services and enterprise mobility services in HP Enterprise Services (ES). In this role, Marc provides the overall business leadership and strategy for all services across the Enterprise Mobility Management, Managed Workplace services and enabling technologies. His team manages the strategy, portfolio management, and service design and engineering. Additionally, Marc is part of the ES Office of the Chief Technology Office, where he leads the emerging technologies group that focuses on introducing innovation from the Applied Innovation team, HP Labs, or other organizations into the ES portfolio of services and capabilities. Marc serves as the ES Technical Career Path (TCP) regional board chair for the Americas, chartered with growing the technical community.
Prior to this, he was the HP Enterprise Services chief technologist for the IT Infrastructure Outsourcing (ITO) global business unit. Marc provided the overall architectural leadership and strategy within the ITO team, provided a conduit for disruption via the VC community and external innovation, as well as expanding the connections across Enterprise Services and HP. Previously Marc was the ES chief technologist for the Americas regions, where his focus was to influence, shape, and drive ES’ perception in the market and into key accounts through technology leadership and innovation. Prior to joining ES, Marc served as director of Cloud and Hybrid Delivery Global Practice responsible for the services portfolio and strategy across HP Software Services. Before joining HP in 2004, Marc worked at a number of software and consulting startups, including two successful IPOs. Marc lives in Palo Alto, California, with his wife and two children.
The function of the IoT Community, is to focus on the adoption & application of IoT in commercial environments, seeking to understand & contribute to applying the technology or overcoming the wide variety of barriers, inhibitors, and technical & operational issues. As a member of the board, Marc will provide impartial input and guidance to the overall vision, strategy and execution that is helping to shape the current and future direction for the IoT Community, as well as the broader IoT industry.