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Thank you, Lisbon. Until next time.

Thanks for making our first Web Summit unforgettable!

It was an exciting week in Lisbon, packed with intriguing panels and exhibitors who are passionate about being on the forefront of technology.

We would like to thank all the attendees who spent time with us to learn about our company’s journey through intelligent transformation and our mission to create smarter technology for all. Relive some of our favorite moments with us.

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Smarter Technology for All

Whether it’s helping fight climate change with a supercomputer, destroying cancer with precise real-time feedback in the operating room, or feeding future generations through AI, Lenovo is building smarter solutions for things that matter.

We’re also making smart technology more applicable to everyday life by integrating it into our products. With smart bulbs, plugs, cameras, clocks, Google Assistant-enabled laptops, and more, we aim to make high quality smart living solutions more accessible.

So, whether you’re a parent in need of a streamlined morning routine, a college student who needs to focus better, or a small business owner who needs to be in two places at once, our dedication to smarter technology for all is here for you.

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Diversity in tech. Intelligent transformation. The evolution of the human experience and how it affects customer trends. Relive some of our best moments from Web Summit 2019.

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Speakers & Tracks

Paul Walsh

Senior Vice President and Chief Digital Officer

Arthur Hu

Senior Vice President and Global CIO 

Paul Walsh

Senior Vice President and Chief Digital Officer

As Global Chief Digital Officer (CDO), Paul Walsh focuses on helping Lenovo harness the disruptive technologies fueling intelligent transformation that will shape the company’s customer experience for the next decade.

Background

An expert in his field, Paul has nearly 25 years of experience across a variety of roles in highly-respected brands. Most recently, he was Senior Vice President, Platform Strategy & Innovation for Visa Inc. As technology and processes evolve, he ensures Lenovo is able to evolve too, creating an iterative nature of productivity.

Areas of Expertise

Paul focuses on driving improvements to the entire customer experience, from channels and processes to data, operating models, and culture. From the future of healthcare to retail, he speaks to industries of all kinds, examining their ever-changing environments and including Lenovo in the conversation, further fueling innovation and transformation.

Arthur Hu

Senior Vice President and Global CIO 

Arthur Hu is senior vice president and CIO for Lenovo. He leads the global team that provides information services, manages critical systems to support the company’s worldwide operations, and drives technology-enabled transformation for Lenovo.

Background

Arthur has held a series of leadership positions within Lenovo since joining in 2009, covering IT Strategy, Information Security, Enterprise Architecture and Business Transformation, and Digital Go-to-Market Solutions Delivery. Previously, he was with McKinsey & Company and before that he worked in software engineering at a variety of companies, including Amazon.

Areas of Expertise

Arthur focuses on high tech, strategy, and technology management, as well as operational and strategic programs to deliver transformation impact across global organizations. He holds a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in Computer Science from Stanford University.

John Gordon

President, Commercial IoT

John Gordon is President of the Commercial IoT Group at Lenovo. His team’s mission is to help businesses drive relevant digital transformation by taking advantage of opportunities to leverage computing across their enterprise environments.

Background

John has served in Executive Leadership roles for a number of iconic global companies including IBM, GE, and Bose. As the current President of the Commercial IoT Group, John and his team strive to help businesses drive relevant digital transformation by taking advantage of opportunities to leverage computing across their enterprise environments.

Areas of Expertise

John has vast experience of helping global businesses transform themselves (and their clients) through technology, data, and people. In doing so, he has helped many companies successfully navigate various topics, such as the practical role of AI, the opportunities for industrial IoT, and the emergence of broad-based consumer AR.

Fiona O’Brien

Chief Channel Officer and Head of EMEA Operations

Fiona O’Brien is Chief Channel Officer for Lenovo in EMEA, as well as Head of EMEA Operations. She is responsible for defining and implementing Lenovo’s go-to-market model with its extensive business partner community as well as running the sales operations mission.

Background

Fiona joined IBM Ireland in 1995, where she held various marketing and sales positions. In 2005, Fiona became the General Manager of Lenovo Ireland and, in 2008, she moved into the EMEA Operations team, leading the formation of the Global Account Organization. Prior to this, Fiona ran the EMEA Project Management Office, responsible for driving transformation initiatives.

Areas of Expertise

Fiona has a proven track record in strategic development, operational management, and financial planning. She a holds an advanced diploma in marketing from Dublin Institute of Technology, as well as a bachelor's degree in business management from Trinity College, Dublin.