Kevin N Hooper is President and General Manager of DCG for NA where he owns Sales, Channels, Solutions, Alliances and Services. Prior to Lenovo, Kevin led revenue generation at Rogue Wave Software as their Chief Revenue Officer focusing on developing and executing sales strategies, as well as aligning and optimizing the customer experience to deliver revenue. Kevin started his career designing nuclear power plant control rooms and coding some of the first interfaces to access databases over ARPANET in the early 1990s. Kevin brings experience with large sales organizations, including direct, channel, and strategic partnerships at Oracle, IBM, HP and NEC. Always focused on entrepreneurial business lines, new customer acquisition, and channels, Kevin brings his passion for solving customer problems with technology. Kevin holds a BSc in Mathematics and Statistics, and a Masters in Industrial Engineering. He lives in Winnetka, IL, a suburb of Chicago with his wife, 3 children and a black Labrador named Ash.