Digital transformation is driving an incredible pace of change for our industry, and our customers’ needs are evolving just as quickly. More than ever before, our customers are looking for a trusted advisor to help them on their transformation journey, as they define and implement an IT roadmap specific to their business needs. Services is at the core of our ability to be that strategic partner to our clients, and its role in our business has never been more critical.
Today, I am excited to announce that Ana Pinczuk has joined HPE to lead the Technology Services business for the Support and Consulting organizations. As a seasoned leader with 30+ years of experience, Ana brings a wealth of services expertise combined with a versatile background in engineering, sales and IT.
Ana joins us from Veritas, where she most recently held the role of Executive Vice President and Chief Product Officer. There, she was responsible for engineering, product planning, portfolio management, manufacturing, supply chain management, vendor management, and strategies for the backup and recovery, business continuity, storage management and information governance portfolio. Prior to Veritas, Ana spent 15 years at Cisco, where she held a number of senior roles including SVP of Sales, Services COO and Transformation leader, where she led the transformation of Cisco’s Global Technical Center.
Our strategy is to make Hybrid IT simple and power the Intelligent Edge. We have the expertise to make all this happen with our Technology Services capabilities, industry-leading portfolio and our world-class people. Over the past 12 months, we have made significant progress in our Technology Services transformation, returning to growth in the second half of FY16 for the first time since 2012, and our customers have never been more satisfied. We look forward to having Ana on board to help accelerate our services strategy even further, building on the great work we have done.