Alan Flower is the HCL CTO for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). A successful entrepreneur and technologist, Alan is deeply passionate about using technology to support the digital transformation of business and to drive the creation of innovative products and services.
With a corporate background formed at IBM, HP and multiple startups, Alan has an extensive track record as a visionary and thought-leader with real hands-on experience leading global technology organizations.
Alan engages with technology leaders who seek to take advantage of the move to Digitalization to drive IT-enabled business innovation within their organizations. As the focus of IT rapidly evolves to become the enabler of new business models Alan is helping IT leaders take a stronger role in leading their business forwards.
One of his key focus areas at HCL is the innovative use of Automation, AI and Analytics to bring simplification, efficiency and agility to Enterprise IT.
Alan is both a Fellow of the British Computer Society and a Fellow of the Institute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurs.