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Lin Nease
HPE Fellow, IoT CTO at HPE


Lin Nease is an HPE Fellow and Chief Technologist for HPE Pointnext’s IoT practice.  In this role, He is responsible for setting strategy, building a technology plan, and driving innovation with key enterprise customers/partners of HP.  Lin also provides IoT strategy consulting directly with HPE’s enterprise customers.  He co-founded HPE’s EdgeLine business, drove portfolio enhancements to HPE’s GreenLake services, established the IoT practice, and led HPE’s membership in organizations like the Industrial Internet Consortium.

In his 25+ years with HPE, he has been a Chief Technologist and Director of strategy for multiple business units, including HP’s Business Critical Servers and Networking businesses, has been a Chief Technologist and General Manager for multiple global accounts (GE, UPS), driven multiple M&A activities and cross-business initiatives, led numerous successful commercial products, including the industry’s first blade solution and HP’s long-lived Superdome platform, and holds several patents in software-defined networking.

Nease received his BS in Computer Science at Arizona State University and his MBA from California State University Sacramento. He also served as a computer operator in the United States Air Force.

Agenda Sessions

  • Panel: Moving Beyond the Hype of AI, Edge and 5G – How the Convergence of Cutting Edge Technologies are Revolutionizing the IoT Landscape