Paul has more than 30 years technology experience, with particular expertise in rapid growth companies. He is experienced in all areas of management, including strategy, transformation, global service delivery, applications development, cyber-risk, quality assurance, operations and support with a strong track record of accomplishments founded on outside-in thinking, customer advocacy, strong team-building, and solid program management disciplines.

Prior to Cisco Paul was the SVP and Global CIO at Box, where he was responsible for leading the company’s global information technology strategy, cyber risk and compliance practices and customer advocacy including the development and delivery of key technology initiatives to support the company’s growing workforce and customer base, cyber risk programs for both business and product security operations, product security assurance, physical security and compliance

Prior to Box, Paul was the CIO of HP Software for Hewlett Packard, where he led the IT organization supporting a multi-billion dollar software portfolio. Paul was also responsible for HP\’s global information management strategy, analytics platforms, master data management, enterprise data standards, and data services. Before joining HP, Paul was VMware\’s Vice President of Global Infrastructure and Cloud Operations, and Vice President of Information Technology

Paul is a featured speaker and blogger on a variety of business and technology topics, including Digital transformation, the future of work, organizational change, Cloud and SaaS architecture and machine learning.

He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Filton Tech in the United Kingdom.
Paul Chapman
VP Business Strategy