José María is a senior executive with 30 years of experience within the IT industry. He joined Compaq in 1999 as Personal Systems Group Director. Since then, he has covered different senior management positions in HP. He is the Managing Director of Hewlett Packard Enterprise since August 1st,, 2015. Prior to joining HP, José María has held several leadership positions in marketing and sales organizations in Zenith (Bull), Fujitsu ICL, Toshiba Personal Computer; Jose Maria started his career as consultant in Arthur Andersen (Accenture). In his managing director role José María represents Hewlett Packard Enterprise in relevant business and leadership fora. He is a member of the Board of the Spanish American Chamber of Commerce, member of the Advisory Council of the Spanish Confederation of Employers (CEOE), member of the American Business Council, member of the Advisory Council of the Spanish Consulting Association (AEC) and member of the Advisory Council of Alumni, Complutense University in Madrid. José María holds a Master’s Degree in Physics & Computing Sciences from Madrid Complutense University, and has completed executive programs in the UK and US. He was born in Madrid, Spain, and he is married and father of two; he enjoys playing electric guitar with friends and running popular long distance races.