Bob Patterson

Certified Master IT Architect and Chief Strategist


Bob is a Certified Master IT Architect and Chief Strategist focused on enterprise data, analytics and the Internet of Things. As a member of HPE’s NA IoT Practice Bob works with customers, industries, account teams, partners, and pan HPE product and services teams to drive opportunities, activities and initiatives around data analytics, IoT and edge computing. Bob joined HPE in 2010 as an Enterprise Solution Architect after spending 20 years with IBM as a Systems Engineer, Consultant, IT Specialist, and Certified Senior IT Architect responsible for the design, development, and implementation of global solutions for IBM customers. Within IBM Global Technology Services (GTS) Bob was a member of the GTS Architecture Board responsible for designing reference architectures for server consolidation and virtualization, infrastructure interoperability, and cloud computing. He is currently focused on big data, analytics and IoT and brings a strong background in infrastructure design and enterprise systems management. Bob has two patents in cloud implementation and holds additional certifications in ITIL and HPE’s ExpertOne Planning and Design of Business Critical Systems. Bob guest lectures for the School of Engineering at Robert Morris University and volunteers for several non-profit organizations. He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Carnegie-Mellon University and MS degrees in Computer Information Systems and Telecommunications from the University of Denver.