Marc Waters is Senior Vice President & Managing Director for Hewlett Packard Enterprise UK, Ireland, Middle East & Africa

In his role, Marc is responsible for all people and business operations in the region, leading, 3000 employees across 13 country markets. In addition, Marc oversees HPE’s Supercomputing and Artificial Intelligence business across the entire EMEA region. He is an experienced senior leader with over 20 years’ in the IT industry, board level experience and a track record of success in roles encompassing general management, sales, operations, and marketing.

Marc is a vocal advocate for the beneficial impact of inward investment and business acting as a force for good in society, he is active on these topics and maintains senior relationship with both Government, stakeholders, and industry bodies. Marc is a founding member of the UK Government Investment Council and alongside a select group of global business leaders advises the Government on the UK’s investment offering and landscape.

He is a values orientated leader and places personal energy into inclusion and supporting opportunities for young people; in a personal commitment to strengthen HPE’s presence the UK regions and nations he has led a multi-year programme to increase the company’s footprint outside of London and the South East, investing in Scotland, the West Country and the North.

Marc holds Masters in Business Administration from Henley Business School and outside of his professional life is a father of six, with interests extending boxing, football, politics, and economics.