Crown Hosting Data Centres Limited
Steve is CEO but an engineer by profession. He has had a highly successful career in both selling and service delivery. He was formerly the UK Public Sector Sales Director at HP. During his time at HP, Steve held a number of roles and was responsible for UK public sector sales, UK Defence sales, and Middle East, Mediterranean and Africa businesses, covering all sectors of the Enterprise Service business. He led the transformation of the go to market operation in this undeveloped area of business and delivered a sound growth strategy for the next three years.
Previous to HP, he held a number of positions with senior-level responsibility at EDS, successfully leading the companies’ strategic bids, re-pitching of existing contracts, new business and incremental growth. At EDS he established and led the service management organisation, including two major service centres and a support regime to deliver IT services to the MoD as part of Europe’s largest ever IT contract (circa 300,000 users in over 450 locations worldwide). Steve joined the technology industry having completed 19 years of distinguished service in Her Majesty’s Royal Navy as an aeronautical engineer officer.