HP’s Xavier Garcia on HP Z Workstations, VR and empowering all creators with workstation performance


Xavier Garcia, General Manager and Global Head of HP Z Workstations joins Steve Waskul in the StudioXperience Broadcast Studio at SIGGRAPH 2018. During this interview Xavier discusses how HP Z Workstations, are empowering a wide range of professionals across many industries.

At StudioXperience at the 2018 NAB Show, HP released several new mobile workstations to the market. These mobile workstations offer a wide range of features and options so professionals can choose the products that will be more satisfying and productive to the ways they work. Xavier explains in this interview that that part of the HP mission is to create user experiences where creativity can flourish. It is clear from looking at the current HP Z Workstation offerings that this goal is driving many of the new HP innovations.

About Xavier Garcia

Xavier Garcia currently serves as General Manager and Global Head of HP Z Workstations.

Previously, Mr. Garcia was Vice President and General Manager of the Large-Format Sign and Display Division, where Xavi held worldwide responsibility for day-to-day operations within the HP Scitex and HP Latex business.

Xavier Garcia also served as Vice President and General Manager of HP Scitex Industrial Presses and as the worldwide director of operations for HP Scitex Industrial Presses. In this position, Garcia played an integral role in helping the business reach significant milestones in all key metrics, working closely with customers and regional teams.

Mr Garcia joined HP in 1993 as a product engineer at HP Barcelona. In 2006, Garcia was responsible for the creation of the Large Format Lab in Shanghai during a relocation period to China.

Garcia holds a master’s degree in business administration from ESADE (Escuela Superior de Administración y Dirección de Empresas) Business School and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain.

Waskul.TV – Powered by HP and NVIDIA

HP Z Workstations with NVIDIA® Quadro GPUs play a vital role in our Waskul.TV production workflows. StudioXperience showcased the full range of HP Z Workstations at SIGGRAPH 2018 including several HP Z8 Workstations with NVIDIA Quadro GV100 GPUs that powered our virtual set at 4K 60p during our live broadcast. Learn more by visiting our StudioXperience site.