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Speaker Bio

Lewis Platt was an American businessman and Chairman, President, and CEO of Hewlett-Packard. Platt joined Hewlett-Packard (HP) as an engineer in the medical products division. Under Platt’s watch, HP made a major investment in RISC/Unix which brought tens of billions in revenue and made the company a major IT provider. He was the Executives’ Club of Chicago’s 1998 International Executive of the Year.