Dr. Tom Bradicich is currently Vice President, Hewlett Packard Fellow, and Global Head of Edge and IoT Labs & CoE at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). Prior to this role, he was HPE VP and General Manager, leading the global business unit, Servers, Edge & IoT Systems and Software, with responsibility for P&L, worldwide sales, R&D, and customer experience. He directed the founding of HPE’s three global IoT Innovation Labs for partner and customer collaborations. After leading HPE’s first corporate IoT Strategy efforts, Dr. Bradicich and his team moved HPE into new businesses in the operational technology (OT) and IoT platform software markets, launching product lines expressly designed for the IoT and Intelligent Edge.
Prior to HPE, Dr. Bradicich was a Corporate Fellow at National Instruments (NI), an OT company, where he incepted and led NI’s big analog data™ and systems management and reliability initiatives.
Beginning his career at IBM, Dr. Bradicich was an IBM Fellow, Vice President, Distinguished Engineer, and CTO, and elected to the IBM Academy of Technology. Leading cross company and industry teams, he led the creation of the new product category Converged Systems for data centers, co-founded and directed the IBM Personal Systems Institute for technology transfer and monetization, and led several corporate strategies reporting to IBM’s CEO.
Holding the BSEE, MSEE, and PhD degrees, Dr. Bradicich was awarded several patents in computer architecture and IT systems design, and is an inductee in the North Carolina State University Alumni Hall of Fame. He serves on the Board of Advisors and Diversity and Inclusion Committee at the University of Florida, and is active in STEM and charitable initiatives, such the HPE executive sponsor for The Salvation Army partnership and the founder of the charity sockrelief.com.