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Kevin Hooper, IBMs former VP of worldwide business partner strategy, will join HP's Technology Solutions Group.Kevin Hooper, formerly IBM's vice president of worldwide business partner strategy, will join Hewlett-Packard as general manager for Americas commercial SMB, according to HP.
Sources said that Hooper will work with HP's Technology Solutions Group Americas, which focuses on the direct sales channel, but will also work closely with solution providers that partner with TSG.
Neither Hooper nor HP executives would comment on the appointment, but Hooper said more details would be available next week.