Shane Robison is responsible for shaping the company's overall technology agenda and for leading the company's strategy and corporate development efforts including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and partnerships. He leads the technology and strategy councils as well as the development of future technology roadmaps, working closely with HP's business units and HP Labs.
Robison was senior vice president and chief technology officer of Strategy and Technology at Compaq Computer Corporation. Prior to joining Compaq, Robison was president of Internet Technology and Development at AT&T Labs. While at AT&T, he led a 2,000-person team that was responsible for the architecture, planning and development of all of AT&T's Internet technologies and services.
Prior to AT&T, Robison was executive vice president, Research and Development, and then served as president of the Design Productivity Group at Cadence Design Systems, the world's leading supplier of electronic design products and services.
Robison also spent seven years at Apple Computer Corporation, where he managed research on a wide range of architectures and multimedia technologies, including processors, video, telecommunications, I/O and audio. While at Apple, he held a series of executive-level positions, leaving the company as vice president and general manager of the Personal Interactive Electronics Division.
Robison's experience includes work at Schlumberger's research groups in Silicon Valley, at Evans & Sutherland Computer Corporation and consulting for the University of Utah in the area of database systems architecture.
Robison is a graduate
of the University of Utah, from which he received bachelor's and master's
degrees in computer science.