Sameer Dhingra is Research Associate at the Center for Leading Innovation and Cooperation (CLIC) at HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management. His research focuses on Service & Business Model Innovation within Retail & Distribution industries. He graduated from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, in 1995, holding a Master’s degree in Business Management.

Currently, Sameer is the Global Domain Leader for Retail & Distribution industries for Hewlett Packard Enterprise. In his current role, he leads the WW Sales, Strategy, Technology platforms, Partner ecosystems and execution around Retail, CPG & Distribution industries. Before this, he was the General Manager for Industry verticals where he led the vertical sales for Manufacturing, Automotive, Retail and Consumer, Energy, Travel and Transportation industries for Asia Pacific & Japan.

Prior to this, Sameer was the Vice President of Sales for HP Financial Services where he focused on IT Investment Strategies, Consumption Models & Cloud, Asset Management and Technology Financing across customer segments in APJ. He has held several leadership positions within Hewlett Packard with responsibilities ranging from Sales, Business Development, Marketing, Channels and pricing across customer segments in various geographies. Before joining HP, Sameer worked with PepsiCo and McDowell in various capacities in India in the field of Sales & Marketing.

Besides general management and leadership exposure in managing large complex organizations, Sameer brings a unique mix of strategy & operational expertise combined with strong execution and entrepreneurial skills.