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New Chapter and SIG Leadership - March 2012

Posted By Lyndsey Zajac, Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Tanya Casper
Senior Account Manager
San Diego Chapter Leader - Join Now
Las Vegas Chapter Leader- Join Now

Tanya has 10+ years selling in the IT space. She started with TelAlert and now works as an Enterprise Account Manager with MIR3. Her specialties include TelAlert and Enterprise Notification.

Tanya serves the HP Software community as a  leader for the Las Vegas and San Diego chapters of Vivit.

Naveen Chhabra
Cloud Architect
New Delhi Chapter Leader - Join Now

Naveen currently works as Cloud Architect at Hewlett-Packard(HP). He has worked for HP since 2003 in the positions of Technical Consultant, Program Manager & Technical Alliance Manager and as a Senior Engineer, R&D. Naveen's skills and expertise include Cloud Computing, Virtualization, Pre-sales, SaaS and IT Service Management.

Vivit does not normally allow HP to hold a leadership position. Naveen’s role is to build the community in new Delhi and find leadership once the local chapter is up and running

He serves the HP Software community as a leader for the New Delhi chapter of Vivit.

Jim Copio
Associate of Service Management (ICMS)
Whitlock – Southeast Region
BSM SIG Leader - Join Now
Carolinas Chapter Leader - Join Now

Jim served as a Mid-Atlantic Chapter Leader for over 9 years. He is now a Leader for the Vivit Carolinas Chapter and the Business Service Management Special Interest Group (BSM SIG). He is an active member of Vivit and currently serves as the Director of the Volunteer Committee. His day job is a strategic account manager for Whitlock Infrastructure Solutions. He works with numerous client companies providing comprehensive IT Service Management solutions, including technology (HP Software), Process (ITIL) and People (organizational mapping). Jim has been a Hewlett Packard partner for 12 years.

Evan Hamilton
Cravetek, LLC
CMS SIG Leader - Join Now
Colorado Chapter Leader - Join Now

Evan serves the HP Software community as a leader for the Configuration Management System Special Interest Group (CMS SIG) and the Colorado chapter of Vivit.

Mark Laird
Technical Consultant - IMSL Tools and Process
& Lead Green Agent
BSM SIG Leader - Join Now


Mark currently works for Steria providing Pre-Sales Technical support across a number of key partners including HP Software. He started in IT in 1988 as a Junior Mainframe Capacity Planner working for Thorn EMI Software. Since then, Mark has had a variety of technical and managerial roles but is always working for a Managed Services organization.

He is an effective communicator, and for the last 7 years has been key to rolling out HP Software within Steria both with the United Kingdom and throughout the European organization. This rollout has included HP Business Service Manager for dashboard, HP Operations Manager and HP Sitescope for the monitoring and HP Network Node Manager and HP Network Automation for Network Management.

Mark regularly presents at HP events showcasing what Steria is doing with HP Software for itself and its customers. He is also a member of the HP Customer Advisory Board for Business Service Management.

Mark Serves the HP Software community as a leader for the Vivit Business Service Management Special Interest Group (BSM SIG).

Per-Ola Mattsson
Sweden Chapter Leader - Join Now

Per-Ola has been working with Performancetest since 1998. Most frequently, the tool Loadrunner is used for testing. His work helps companies get good performance on their Systems/Applications. Per-Ola's passion and interests are with testing as well as working on his small farm.

Per-Ola serves the HP Software community as a leader for the Sweden chapter of Vivit.

Jagadish Reddy
Service Management Consultant
Qatar Chapter Leader - Join Now

Jagadish is a successful Service Management Consultant, who has substantial experience in assessing and implementing ITIL v2 and v3; ISO20000 and ISO27001 methodologies and frame works. He has worked in very diverse and complicated IT environments, and he has over 10 years experienced in Service Operations, IT Infrastructure project management. Jagadish has been successful in developing and integrating varied technologies to support operational, financial and organizational needs. His extensive knowledge and practical experience in the application of best practices and standards, along with his flexible and creative approach allows him to succeed in virtually any environment. Jagadish is passionate about service quality and best practice. Jagadish is an expert in HP Service Manager.

Jagadish serves the HP Software community as a leader for the Qatar chapter of Vivit.

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