Lin Nease
CTO, Sustainability Services
Hewlett Packard Enterprises

Monday, October 9, 2023
10:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.
Harnessing the Power of AI: Navigating the Environmental Sustainability and Climate Resilience Impacts on Data Centers (session)

Lin Nease is an HPE Fellow and Chief Technologist for HPE Sustainability Services. In this role, he is responsible for bringing innovative new services to market that help our key enterprise customers navigate their fast-moving sustainability journeys, both for IT and enabled by IT. For years, Lin has provided strategic consulting directly with numerous enterprise customers, in industries such as aerospace/defense, manufacturing, transportation, government & smart cities, financial services, hospitality, and much more. Lin co-founded HPE’s EdgeLine business, drove strategy for HPE’s GreenLake services, established the IoT practice, was an original inventor of the blade server category, and led HPE’s membership in organizations like the Industrial Internet Consortium.

In his 30+ 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, video analytics, and data governance technologies.

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.