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September Chapter Luncheon

September 13, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm EDT


Please join us for our luncheon on September 13, 2017 at the Iron Mike Conference and Catering Center at Ft. Bragg. John Fitzgerald of Hewlett Packard will be our speaker and he will be sharing information about Modular Data Centers.

John Fitzgerald

Account CTO DoD and Federal

Enterprise Business, Americas Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Mr. Fitzgerald is a 27 year IT professional supporting HP Federal and the Department of Defense, where he focuses on Defense business growth and supporting customer requirements in the field. Prior to joining Hewlett Packard, John held multiple positions at Dell, including Federal Chief Technology Officer, Federal Cloud Strategist, Global Manager for Dell’s Defense and Intelligence worldwide Systems Engineering group, and Director of Strategy and Planning for the Public Sector. He has also served as a CIO in the Pharmaceutical industry for a multinational

Contract Research Organization for 7 years. He has also served as a Vice President of Operations for a Software Development Firm and security solutions development with Wave Systems, where he worked with the Trusted Computing Group. He retired from the United States Army as a Field Artillery Officer and Systems Automation Officer, serving worldwide including positions on the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Army CIOs office.


Mr. Fitzgerald works extensively with the U.S. Department of Defense on Datacenter design and consolidation, hybrid cloud planning and implementation, and associated management mechanisms for the enterprise. He also works broadly in edge technologies, including tactical/rugged implementations, edge sensor data collection and ingest, and Deep Learning/DNN inference server chain implementations.


John resides in Atlanta, Georgia, with his wife Jennifer and 3 children, and holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Davidson College in North Carolina.


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September 13, 2017
11:30 am - 1:00 pm


Iron Mike Conference Center
2658 Reilly Rd
Fort Bragg, NC 28310 United States

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