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ES EMEA CTO Chief Technologist, Hewlett-Packard Company
Peter Beijer is Chief Technologist in the Office of the CTO of HP Enterprise Services, leading the architecture capability in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region. He is responsible for ensuring that the capability of 850 architects across EMEA is efficient and effective in using architecture artefacts for promoting growth and innovation. In his role he works closely with other capabilities in Enterprise Services to align the architecture capability with the global strategy in exploiting the standards of mandated methods, tooling and skills. In his role he coordinates, develops strategies, and solves problems to further enhance the internal architecture profession in response to the developments in the IT industry.
Before joining the CTO in 2013, Dr. Beijer was a Chief Technologist in the Analytics & Data Management practice from Enterprise Services, where he was instrumental in developing the new practice in the Netherlands through capability development and business development. In the more than 30 years of experience in the IT industry, he developed a proven track record of practicing architecture for more than15 years, covering the complete stack of Information Technologies. He was amongst the firsts in HP being certified through the Open CA certification program of The Open Group.
Dr. Beijer is a recognized pioneer in HP’s solution architecture method and core contributor to the HP architecture community. He developed architecture thought leadership by combining his field experience with course development and instructing, book authoring, as well as his work in The Open Group Governing Board workgroup for specifying and maintaining the Open CA standard – the Open CA Specification Authority. He currently is the chair of this workgroup.
Dr. Beijer has a Master’s degree in the Information Management discipline. He received a doctorate from the University of Amsterdam for his research on how governing actors in the C-suite build up perceptions on innovation potential of the technologies that represent the contemporary information society.