Networking Event For Business Leaders And IT Professionals Is Wednesday

Friday, April 13, 2018

InfoSystems is presenting a free educational and networking opportunity for Chattanooga’s business and IT leaders Wednesday starting 5 p.m. at Stir at 35 Station Street. No registration is required.  

David Gaston, a senior director at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, will be joined by other HPE representatives and members of the InfoSystems team for a brief panel discussion. Before mingling and networking with attendees, they will answer questions and discuss some of HPE’s newest and most successful enterprise and small business technologies. 

“We are thrilled Gaston and his team will be joining us for our networking event,” said Clay Hales, president and CEO of InfoSystems. “Hewlett Packard Enterprise is a recognized world leader in information technology, and our growing local businesses and tech leaders can learn from their experience and expertise.” 

Mr. Gaston has been in the IT services industry for over two decades. He currently leads HP’s Americas Industry Standard Server business, the most extensive HPE Group regional business unit. In leading ISS Americas, he directs product management and product marketing, plans route-to-market roadmaps, grows business development and oversees supply chain management. 

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