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Industrial IoT World Conference & Expo 2021
September 2021

Lin Nease
Chief Technologist, IoT - Enterprise Group at Hewlett Packard Enterprise


Lin Nease is an HPE Fellow and Chief Technologist for HPE Pointnext’s IoT advisory 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

  • From PoC to production: Realizing your industrial transformation