A journey to the cloud with Lenovo & Nutanix.

Exploring the path to a new competitive advantage

11th February 2021, 4:30PM GMT


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Digital Boardroom via Zoom

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11th February 2021 , 4:30PM GMT


Ian Jeffs – UK&I Country General Manager at Lenovo Data Centre Group

 Ian is the General Manager of Lenovo Data Center Group (DCG) in the UK and Ireland and is focused on driving further growth and excellence for its data centre channel partners and customers.

Ian Jeffs re-joined the Lenovo family in 2020 after 12 years and was part of the first team to establish the PC business in the country after its acquisition of ThinkPad from IBM in 2004.

With a career spanning 25 years in senior roles in PC and data centre industry, Ian has been successful in creating thriving sales, marketing and channel businesses in large technology organisations including Tech Data, Arrow, and IBM.

Dom Poloniecki, General Manager Sales, Nutanix

Dom joined Nutanix in June 2019 as General Manager for Western Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa. In this role he is responsible for Sales, Marketing, Delivery, Operations and HR within
the region. Nutanix’s mission is to make Infrastructure, Datacenters and Clouds Invisible for our customers, dramatically simplifying the private, public and hybrid Cloud experience and reducing the cost of Cloud adoption – and thanks to its world class technology and support, we have enjoyed 5 consecutive years of an NPS of over 90. Dom joined Nutanix with 17 years of field sales and business leadership experience in Enterprise Technology from IBM. For the last 6 years, he was leading and transforming Software and SaaS businesses in the UK & Ireland. Latterly he held a series of leadership positions, most recently as Vice President of Cloud Software. Dom joined IBM from Morgan Stanley where he worked as an M&A analyst in the Technology Sector, and began his technology career in Financial Services Sales in London.

Paul Smuts – Nutanix Cloud Economist

Paul is part of the EMEA Cloud Economist team where he assists Nutanix prospects and customers with financial / business case modelling to optimize investment decisions & demonstrate the business value of Nutanix software. Prior to joining the Nutanix team, Paul worked for the Royal Bank of Scotland in their Corporate Technology Finance business, in various Sales and Leadership positions. He also worked at IBM Global Financing for a number of years, providing financial solutions to Commercial, Corporate & Enterprise customers in the UK.


At Lenovo, innovation isn’t just what we do, it’s part of our DNA. It doesn’t just make us who we are, it flows through everything we do—from the smartphone in your pocket and light bulbs in your smart home to the servers in your data center. And beyond. Our story began more than three decades ago with a team of eleven engineers in China. Today, we are a diverse group of forward thinkers and innovators in more than 180 markets, constantly reimagining technology to make the world more interesting and to solve tough global challenges.
We are dedicated to transforming our customers’ experience with technology—and how it, and they, interact with the world around us. We call this Intelligent Transformation. We are setting the stage for what’s possible with technology shaped by Augmented Intelligence, capable of enhancing and elevating human capability.
We have a proven history of results with $43B in revenue, hundreds of millions of customers, and four devices sold per second.




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