“We use our technology to tackle some of the world’s biggest social and environmental challenges”
Gabi Zedlmayer drives sustainability and social innovation programs aligned with HP’s business strategy. She leads a global team of experts focused on solving social issues in collaboration with non-profit organizations, governments, customers and partners. Her goal is to create sustainable solutions that address societal challenges in the areas of education, healthcare, and the environment.
In addition, Zedlmayer co-leads HP’s Global Citizenship Council and serves as a member of the board of directors of Junior Achievement Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), the EU Commission e-skills leadership board, the Computer Science Advisory Board of the University of People, and the board of directors of Hewlett-Packard GmbH, Germany.
She also is a member of the Executive Diversity Forum for HP in EMEA and of the Women’s Council of HypoVereinsbank UNICREDIT. In 2011, she was honoured by Newsweek and the Daily Beast as one of 150 “women who shake the world”. In 2012, she named by FastCompany as a member of the League of Extraordinary Women and was awarded with the DLDWomen Impact Award.
Previously, Zedlmayer was vice president of corporate marketing in the EMEA region at HP, responsible for comprehensive global marketing strategy. She led regional branding efforts and marketing initiatives, including corporate communications, internal communications, brand and digital strategy, advertising and global citizenship.
Since joining the company in 1987, Zedlmayer has held several positions within HP EMEA, including head of corporate affairs; vice president of marketing services, corporate marketing and customer relationship management for the Enterprise Systems Group (ESG); and general manager of ESG marketing and solutions.
Zedlmayer earned a bachelor’s degree in business from Georgia State University and a master’s degree in finance from the University of Miami.