Head of Public Sector UKI, Google Cloud
She has spent considerable time in her career as a C Level Strategist in Advisory Services at VMware & as Solution Director at Oracle (prior to joining Google Cloud) specialising in the healthcare industry and Public Sector. Hema has consistently had responsibility for managing relationships with C-suite customers and helping Public Sector organisations recognise their specific business challenges and develop strategies to implement digital transformation, private and hybrid cloud solutions and IoT technologies while keeping business outcomes and benefits at the forefront. Hema joined Google Cloud in August 2020 and is focussed on providing the optimum combination of services to its customers, helping them realise the transformative potential of technology. Her career extends over 20 years in systems engineering, business development, and management consultancy. Prior to VMware, she held the role of Solution Director for Engineered Systems and Cloud Solutions at Oracle, where she spent three years working with key customers, systems integrators and partners to help develop their engineered systems and hybrid cloud portfolios. During her career she has worked in and led numerous teams responsible for improving their organisation’s professional services and systems integrator capabilities and has a broad range of experience across various sectors, including healthcare, public sector, finance, manufacturing and retail. She is also passionate about encouraging more women into the world of technology and is an active member of Women in Tech and STEM mentoring and volunteering initiatives.