Jason Hardy

Chief Technology Officer for Artificial Intelligence

As Chief Technology Officer for Artificial Intelligence, Jason Hardy is responsible for the creation and curation of Hitachi Vantara’s AI strategy and portfolio. He is defining the future and strategic direction of Hitachi iQ, the company’s AI Platform, and cultivating a level of trust and credibility across the market by fostering strong working relationships with customers and partners, and leading public facing events. Jason represents the company externally by communicating the company's vision and value proposition for AI and by collaborating with key partners to develop comprehensive go-to-market strategies.

Prior to his current role, Jason served as the CTO for Hitachi Vantara’s Data Intelligence portfolio. He brings more than 20 years of experience tackling complex data-driven problems for the world’s largest organizations, addressing critical areas such as digital transformation, object storage technology, artificial intelligence, and high-performance data analytics.

Jason's deep expertise extends beyond technology. Drawing on his experience consulting with hundreds of global clients on data strategy, he incorporates a strong customer-centric perspective into his work. He frequently speaks at industry events, sharing valuable insights and best practices on leveraging emerging technologies to achieve optimal business outcomes.