Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, SVP, Managing Director Southern Europe & President for Spain
José María de la Torre is the SVP & Managing Director for Hewlett Packard Enterprise Southern Europe -Italy, Spain, Israel, Portugal & Greece- and President for Spain.
José María is a senior executive with more than 25 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 at HP. He is the Managing Director of Hewlett Packard Enterprise since August 1st, 2015.
Prior to joining HPE, José María has held several leadership positions in marketing and sales organizations in Zenith (Bull-ATOS), Fujitsu (ICL), Toshiba; Jose Maria started his career as a consultant at 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 IE Business Leadership Forum and member of the American Business Council.
José María holds a Bachelor's & Master’s Degree in Physics & Computing Sciences from Madrid Complutense University and has completed executive programs in the UK and US. He has an Executive Certificate in Leadership & Management another in Strategy & Innovation, and another one in Technology & Operations, the three of them by the MIT Sloan School of Management (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).
He also completed a Leadership Program for Senior Executives at Harvard Business School. He was born in Madrid, Spain, and he is married and a father of two; he enjoys playing guitars, running popular long-distance races and spending time with family and friends.