Hans-Peter Klaey (HPK) has responsibility for all aspects of sales across Hitachi Vantara and reports to Brian Householder, chief operating officer & chief transformation officer. He leads and has responsibility for building and executing a cohesive sales strategy and expanding our sales capability for our existing and new offerings portfolio. He accelerates the adoption of Hitachi Vantara's data-driven solutions and services with unrelenting focus to help customers achieve tangible outcomes that positively drive business and society forward.
HPK brings a wealth of experience from some of the world's largest enterprise software businesses and has successfully led multibillion-dollar field organizations. He has demonstrated his ability to drive exceptional business growth and energize employees and teams to win, while always focused on the customer. He has global leadership experience and brings with him a great depth and breadth of solution-selling experience. He served in global executive roles in the IT industry as, among others, senior vice president of global sales at Ixia, and SVP and head of sales for the HP Software business group in the IT infrastructure, cybersecurity and analytics software solution spaces. HPK held several senior executive positions at SAP, including president of global small and midsize enterprises and president and chief executive officer of SAP Asia Pacific and Japan. He was also previously managing director of SAP UK, Ireland, and Africa.
HPK is a Swiss national and has lived with his family in Europe, Asia and Americas. He is now based in Southern California. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Bern University of Applied Science and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from GSBA Zurich.
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