Josh Peterson, VP of Global Product Management for HP, joins Steve Waskul during this Waskul.TV interview from SIGGRAPH 2016. The conversation looks at how HP works with it’s Z Workstation customers to develop products that meet the needs of a wide range of professionals and industries and what new features are available now to HP customers.
About Josh Peterson
Josh joined Hewlett-Packard in 2001 as a Product Manager, responsible for the entry level desktop workstation products. In 2004 he transitioned to HP’s consumer storage business, where he led HP’s Blu-ray Disc strategy and chaired the promotional committee for the Blu-ray Disc Association during the format war between HD-DVD and Blu-ray Disc. In 2006, Josh was promoted to Worldwide Marketing Manager for HP’s Home Server business. In that role he was responsible for introducing products such as HP Media Vault and HP MediaSmart Server.
Josh returned to HP’s Workstation Business in 2008 to create and manage a new cross-functional Innovation Team, responsible for fostering innovation across the organization, investigating ideas, and developing new technology concepts. In 2009, he was asked to manage the product management team for desktop workstations. He was promoted to Director of Worldwide Product Management in 2012 and tasked with managing both desktop and mobile workstation product portfolios.