VP, Global Head – Cloud Native Labs & Advisory Services HCL CTO, HCL
Alan Flower heads the HCL Cloud Native Labs & Advisory Services business and is also HCL CTO for Europe, Middle East and Africa. A successful entrepreneur and technologist, Alan is deeply passionate about using technology to support the digital transformation of business and driving the creation of innovative products and services. He has led large global agile software engineering projects and shipped over 250 software products. Alan has spent the last ten years delivering cloud solutions, with a particular focus leading Cloud Foundry-based engineering projects. With a strategic partnership with Pivotal, the Labs offer the perfect environment for engineers to work together to replatform, refactor and modernize solutions for PCF and PKS. Backed by a global PCF environment running across public cloud providers together with Labs systems based on Pivotal Ready Architecture (PRA), the HCL Cloud Native Labs offer the most comprehensive support to take solutions on a complete Cloud journey. Alan is both a Fellow of the British Computer Society and a Fellow of the Institute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurs.