A Global CTO for more than 25 years, Paul Lewis is passionate about leading technology evangelism, client advocacy, and technological and business strategy, especially when related to digital transformation and IT operations. .
In his current role as Global CTO of Hitachi Vantara, Paul focuses on technology sales, support, and innovation; IT and business strategic plans; governance, security and risk management; and software and infrastructure architecture. Before Hitachi, Paul managed multidisciplinary teams as a CIO/CTO and senior executive technologist at several financial services organizations, from start-ups to large international business services providers such as Basi100, Filogix, and D+H.
Through various technology and industry publications, including Forbes Insights and Edge Computing Association, Paul interprets and translates complex technology trends for the CIO/CTO community, including digital transformation, Agile IT, cloud computing, data mobility, governance, IoT, AI and analytics, and the role of the CxO.
Paul serves as a member of the Masters of Business Analytics (MBAN) and Masters of Management in Artificial Intelligence (MMAI) advisory board at the Schulich School of Business, and on the IT Media Group’s advisory board providing guidance on compelling issues and topics for CIOs and the vendors that serve them.