2010 Speaker List

Hear from IT leaders and industry experts in more than 100 sessions at the leading business technology event.

Tom Flynn

Distinguished Technologist, Hewlett-Packard

Tom Flynn is the Chief Technologist for Thin Clients and Solutions with 22 years of experience in the computing industry. Tom conceived the HP MultiSeat solution for education and small business and is the leading the HP zero client strategy. Tom is the inventor of the Consolidated Client Infrastructure (CCI) which is based on the Blade PC and has numerous patents pending. Tom is currently focusing on the rapidly evolving client virtualization technologies and the impact of those solutions on commercial, healthcare and educational offerings.

Tom is a well rounded technologist and a seasoned executive having held leadership positions in services organization, service provider organization, enterprise servers and storage organization, and the personal systems group. Prior to joining the personal systems group, Tom was the Director, Computing on Demand Solutions within Enterprise Servers and Storage. Tom led the technology team in the Service Provider Business Unit that helped create the Supplier Enablement portfolio. Tom joined Hewlett Packard in January 1995 as a founding member of Enterprise Consulting Services where he held a number of roles including principal consultant and manager of the Enterprise Solutions Centers.

Prior to joining HP, Tom held various roles at Amoco Production Company. These included the lead technical architect for the Business Process Re-engineering project, implementation manager for a company-wide decision support system, and team leader for exploration related applications supporting both domestic and international regions.

Tom holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Corpus Christi State University. Tom served with distinction in the US Army prior to attending university.


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