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Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer and Director of Hewlett Packard Labs
Martin Fink is Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer and Director of Hewlett Packard Labs, the company’s exploratory and advanced research group. Working closely with the company’s strategy and research and development teams, Martin is responsible for leading technology strategy and commercialising the company’s intellectual property to accelerate innovation across Hewlett Packard Enterprise. He held the same role at HP, prior to the company’s separation into Hewlett Packard Enterprise and HP Inc.
Martin joined HP in 1985 and has held a wide range of leadership roles throughout his tenure. He drove the strategy and execution of HP’s Cloud business, launching the HP Helion portfolio of cloud products and services. Martin also led the open source and Linux strategy across the company, helping the company gain external market leadership. As head of the NonStop Enterprise Division, Fink was responsible for the development, delivery and marketing of the HP Integrity NonStop family of servers, database and middleware software and solutions. He oversaw the Atalla Security Products line of network security processors for banking, Internet and enterprise applications. He spent his first 10 years in field operations in Canada, holding a variety of positions in hardware and software support, consulting and telecommunication sales. In 1995, he moved to HP’s Ft. Collins, Colorado site where he held a number of research and development leadership positions.
Martin has an MBA from Colorado State University, where he graduated Beta Gamma Sigma, and is listed as co-inventor on two patents related to online e-commerce. He is also the author of "The Business and Economics of Linux and Open Source", published by Prentice Hall. He graduated in electronics engineering from Loyalist College in Ontario, Canada.