Fidelma Russo joined Hewlett Packard Enterprise in September 2021 as Chief Technology Officer. In this role, Fidelma leads the innovation agenda and technology roadmap, managing the design and development of the portfolio to deliver HPE GreenLake edge-to-cloud customer experiences to the market. Using HPE technology, Fidelma works with customers to help reimagine their information technology needs, allowing them to accelerate their business results.
Based in San Jose, California, Fidelma has more than 30 years of technology leadership spanning cloud services, machine learning and analytics, global IT business services, servers, storage, networking, backup and infrastructure.
Prior to joining Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Fidelma was Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Cloud Services business unit at VMware. She has held notable senior leadership positions, including Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President at Iron Mountain, Inc.; Independent Member of the Supervisory Board at Wolters Kluwer NV; Senior Vice President and General Manager at EMC Corp.; Vice President of Adaptive Infrastructure at Hewlett-Packard Co.; and Senior Vice President of Network, Storage and Software at Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Fidelma was appointed to Equinix’s Board of Directors and audit committee in June 2022. She also serves as a director of SBA Communications and sits on its audit committee and nominating and governance committee.
Fidelma holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in electrical engineering from University College Cork, a master’s in computer science from Boston University, and completed the Internet of Things Executive Education programme at MIT’s Sloan School of Management.