Michael Conlin

Chief Technologist, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Account U.S. Public
Sector, HP Enterprise Services
Hewlett-Packard Company

Michael Conlin is an HP Distinguished Technologist and the Account Chief Technologist for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) account for HP Enterprise Services U.S. Public Sector. Conlin is responsible for working with clients to deliver innovation by aligning technology and IT strategy to mission strategy through roadmaps and innovation agendas. He is especially focused in areas like delivering IT solutions that optimize cost, always-on IT solutions, cross-organization collaboration and communications, mobile computing and Anything-as-a-Service.

Prior to this role, Conlin was Chief Technologist (CT) of HP Enterprise Services in Asia. He provided guidance to clients’ Chief Information Officers across a wide range of areas including infrastructure services, business process outsourcing, application solutions, delivery excellence and cloud implementation. Prior to that, Conlin was CTO of Application Services for HP Enterprise (formerly EDS), where he led a team of 90 architects responsible for IT strategy and governance across client applications. Conlin also held the position of chief provocateur and was a member of the leadership team for one of HP’s largest clients—Commonwealth Bank of Australia.

Conlin was previously president of Conlin and Associates, which provided consultancy on IT and business strategy. Conlin was also consulting principal for Digital 4Sight, an e-business strategy think-tank.


With more than 25 years of IT experience, Conlin has worked with a range of clients including Commonwealth Bank of Australia, General Motors, Procter & Gamble, Unilever, SmithKline Beecham, IBM, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Arthur Andersen, Perot Systems, Accenture, Royal Bank of Canada, NZ Inland Revenue and UK Inland Revenue.

Conlin holds a B.S. in Psychology and an M.B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh.