HP Executive Team

Keith Watson

Managing Director, and
General Manager, Enterprise Group

Keith's biography

As Managing Director, Keith Watson leads the team at Hewlett-Packard New Zealand. In his capacity as General Manager, Enterprise Group he is responsible for leading and managing the enterprise business group which includes IT infrastructure, services and software for business and public sector customers.

Keith is a New Zealander with many years IT experience both locally and globally. He previously worked for HP from 1979 to 1998, starting as a sales representative in New Zealand and then progressing through a range of sales and general management roles in New Zealand, Australia, Asia-Pacific and Corporate.

From 1996 to 1998 he was Senior Vice-President and General Manager for Worldwide Commercial Channels. He then left HP in 1998 to join Silicon Graphics as Executive Vice President Worldwide Sales and Marketing before returning to New Zealand in 2000.

His vision is for Hewlett Packard New Zealand to be seen as the business partner of choice, and to be continually sought out by like-minded innovative businesses for the quality of its ideas, the creativity of its people and its delivery of world class business outcomes.

As country head, Keith is focused on driving HP's culture to empower HP people to achieve this vision.

Passionate about delivering innovative solutions, Keith is committed to harnessing the power and breadth of the entire HP integrated offering for the benefit of HP's customers and partners.