Vishal Lall is Senior Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer, and Head of Strategy and Venture Investments (Pathfinder) at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, where he works closely with the Board, CEO and the Executive Committee on strategic initiatives. Lall is in many ways the vanguard of technology at HPE. His mandate is to develop and refine the company’s strategy to align with a rapidly changing market, shifting customer buying behavior, evolving business models, and shifting revenue and profit pools.
To accomplish this, he manages HPE’s Pathfinder program that makes venture investments in emerging, next-gen companies, and incorporates these technologies into HPE solutions. He works closely with the various business units on their strategic imperatives and with the finance organization to develop and implement strategic plans that maximize shareholder value. He also runs HPE’s strategic planning process that results in the company’s long-term strategic and financial plans.