Editorial Board Guest Author
VP & GM, Distributed Power Infrastructure Division (Americas), Eaton
Herve Tardy is Vice President and General Manager of Eaton's Distributed Power Infrastructure business unit. In this role, Mr. Tardy manages the Americas product roadmap for power solutions, software and connectivity products to reinforce Eaton's technology leadership. He also has responsibility for the Eaton IT channel, working closely with IT resellers and managed service providers to design strategies that drive recurring revenue opportunities for a range of end markets.
Mr. Tardy is a 30-year veteran of the uninterruptible power system (UPS) industry and has held multiple positions in sales, channel marketing, marketing communications, product marketing and product development.
At Eaton, he has closely watched shifts in the IT landscape that continue to have an impact on the hotel industry, including: the emergence of cloud and hybrid models for managing IT workloads; the rise of edge computing and distributed IT; and the evolution of cybersecurity as the Internet-of-Things and increased connectivity have created new opportunities for cyber threats.
Additionally, he continues to work with Eaton's customers across industries to provide reliable backup power solutions to ensure business continuity in the event of outages or other unplanned power events.
Ultimately, through integration with Eaton Alliance Partners such as VMware, Cisco, Microsoft and Nutanix, Mr. Tardy works with IT solution providers to align their power management strategies in a way that anticipates emerging technology trends and prepares end customers to meet tomorrow's challenges.
Mr. Tardy is based in Raleigh, North Carolina, and he graduated from the ESSEC Business School in Paris, France, and the Stanford Executive Program.
Please visit http://powerquality.eaton.com/USA for more information.
Mr. Tardy can be contacted at HerveTardy@Eaton.com