John Hinshaw is Executive Vice President of Technology & Operations at Hewlett-Packard. He oversees company operations including global information technology, global sales operations, global procurement, global business shared services, global real estate and global security. Hinshaw is a member of the company's Executive Council and serves on the Ethics and Compliance Committee.
Prior to Hewlett Packard, Hinshaw spent 4 ½ years at The Boeing Company, most recently leading the Information Solutions business unit. He was also Boeing's Chief Information Officer and led their companywide corporate initiative on Information Management and Information Security. While at Boeing, in 2009, Hinshaw was named CIO of the Year by the Executives' Club of Chicago and the Association of Information Technology Professionals. He was also named to Crain's 40 Under 40 list in 2008.
Prior to Boeing, Hinshaw spent 14 years at Verizon where he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Verizon Wireless. He also held a number of key positions focused on enabling business growth, reducing costs and improving business productivity. In 2007, Hinshaw's Verizon Wireless organization was ranked in the top 15 of Computerworld's Best Places to Work in IT. Earlier in his career, Hinshaw also served as a consultant with Accenture.
Hinshaw is a member of the board of directors at the National Academy Foundation, an organization dedicated to preparing young people for college and career success and fostering partnerships between the business and education communities to provide opportunities to underserved students. He has also served on numerous technology company advisory boards and nonprofit organization's boards. His philanthropic focus has been on improving secondary and higher education and improving cancer research.
Hinshaw holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in computer information systems from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va. He and his family reside in Woodside, Calif.