Robert has previously been Executive Vice President and General Manager of HP Software at Hewlett Packard Enterprises (“HPE”) and whilst there, he was instrumental in the $9 billion merger of HPE’s Software Business Segment with Micro Focus to create one of the world’s largest software companies, Seattle SpinCo. During his tenure at Hewlett Packard, Robert was a member of HP’s Executive Council, as well as Senior Vice President.
Prior to his work at HPE, Robert was a Senior Vice-President of Microsoft and President of Microsoft North America Sales and Marketing. He has held senior leadership positions at Sun Microsystems and IBM. He is currently a board member at a small number of growth companies in the technology sector.
Robert holds a Master’s degree with honors in physics and philosophy from Oxford University.