MIK ISERNIA, VICE PRESIDENT OF CLOUD BUSINESS & STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS
Mik Isernia is Vice President of Cloud Business and Strategic Partnerships at Bluware. After earning a Computer Science degree at the University of Milan, Isernia began his career at Apollo. He joined Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) European headquarters in Germany. In 1996 he transitioned to HPE’s worldwide headquarters for engineering workstations in the United States, leading global technology transition teams for Fortune 500 companies such as Nokia, Ericsson, Opel/GM, Volvo, Honda, Mazda, Intel, Motorola, Qualcomm, and Broadcom.
After earning his executive MBA at Stanford, Isernia started with a HPE spin-off called Co-Create. He is the co-founder of Engineered Intelligence/Gear6 (HPC), Logisens (biosensors), and Embassy of Things Inc. (industrial IOT). He also acted as strategic adviser and investor in several startups such as ModViz (acquired by Nvidia) and NICE [acquired by Amazon Web Services (AWS)] and Jujotech (AR/VR).
From 2002 to 2010 he was responsible for strategic partnerships and energy industry development for HPE, Microsoft, and Nvidia. He also managed the strategic GTM programs with industry leaders like Schlumberger, Halliburton, IHS Markit, OSIsoft, Aspen Technology, Inc., and strategic technology programs with ExxonMobil, Chevron, Shell, Equinor (formerly Statoil), and ENI.
Isernia joined Hue and Headwave in 2012, sharing the business responsibilities with the CEO by covering sales, managing strategic partnerships, supervising merger and acquisition activities with Altair and ANSYS, and handling licensing with Repsol, Anadarko, Pemex, Hess, Shell, ENI, Total, Chevron, ExxonMobil, Paradigm, IHS, Schlumberger, and Halliburton. Starting in 2017, Isernia joined the executive team leading the Hue, Headwave, and Bluware merger.
Mr. Isernia now leads strategic engagement with cloud, technology companies and oil and gas companies.