716: Lenovo and the Intelligent Transformation of the Workplace
With 50,000+ employees and $43B in global sales in 160 countries, Lenovo is a global leader in providing innovative consumer, commercial and data center technology. As a member of the Fortune Global 500 and Interbrand’s 100 most valuable global brands, Lenovo is bigger and stronger than ever thanks to not only organic growth but also due to the acquisitions of Motorola Mobility and IBM’s x86 Server business.
The Lenovo portfolio consists of high-quality, secure products and services covers PCs (including the legendary Think and multimode YOGA brands), workstations, servers, storage, networking, software (including ThinkSystem and ThinkAgile solutions), smart TVs and a family of mobile products like smartphones (including the Motorola brand), tablets and apps. But, I wanted to find out more about how the company is helping businesses of all sizes through the digital transformation.
Christian Teismann is senior vice president and general manager of the Enterprise Business Segment for Lenovo’s PCs and smart devices. He is responsible for strategy, end-to-end customer engagement, and product portfolio including the legendary ThinkPad, Lenovo’s workstations, Chrome and smart office offerings worldwide. He has also successfully led Lenovo’s Global Accounts Business for over 10 years, with clients that comprise the world’s top Fortune 500 companies.
Prior to this he was vice president, Worldwide Relationship Model and was responsible for creating Lenovo’s sales processes and organizations for enterprise customers, after Lenovo’s acquisition of IBM’s PC division in 2005. Christian joined Lenovo from IBM where he was vice president of Sales Operations for IBM’s Personal Systems Group.
Christian is one of the companies executive experts on the technology behind workplace transformation. I invited him onto my daily tech podcast to explore a few themes such as the unintended consequences of open environments and remote working. We also discuss the role mobility plays, requiring adaptable solutions to move from open space to coffee shops to huddle rooms and much more.
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