Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, Enterprise Group, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Mark Potter is Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for HPE's Enterprise Group (EG), a $28 billion annual revenue business that includes server, storage, networking, technology services, and cloud solutions. In this role, he works closely with the business and Hewlett Packard Labs to incubate new businesses, accelerate EG’s innovation agenda to a broader set of customers and align field technical sales capabilities.
Prior to this role, Potter served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of the $14+ billion server business, including HPE Moonshot; HPE ProLiant servers, the world’s No. 1 server brand; HPE BladeSystem, the world’s number one bladed infrastructure; and mission-critical computing with the HPE UX, Integrity and NonStop platforms.
Potter was also responsible for the HPE CloudSystem offering, an industry-leading public and private cloud solution installed at over 1000 enterprises and service providers. HPE CloudSystem is the flagship solution of HPE’s Hybrid Cloud portfolio.
Prior to his server leadership roles, Potter was the GM of HPE’s BladeSystem and Software business where he launched new products such as c-Class, Insight Control, and VirtualConnect. He also launched sales programs that expanded HPE’s BladeSystem business from $400M to more than $3 billion, overtaking the market leader to establish HPE as the clear #1 market share leader in this fast growing segment of the market.
The recipient of eight engineering patents, Potter has held numerous senior business and R&D management positions since joining Compaq Computer, now a part of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, in January 1989. Before HPE, Potter served in leadership and engineering roles in the aerospace industry. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A&M University and serves on the University’s Dwight Look College of Engineering Board of Advisors.