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Glenn Wintrich , Director of Innovation, Dell

Glenn Wintrich
Director of Innovation

Glenn Wintrich has more than 40 years of international delivery, marketing, service line management and innovation experience.  As Director of Innovation, Glenn leads numerous innovation initiatives within Dell Services Chief Innovation Office.  Glenn’s primary responsibilities, as Dell EMEA and North American innovation leader, include customer education and innovation consulting tied to the development of Dell’s European point of view on innovation. Glenn is currently conducting smart cities research with six European Union universities.  His research focuses on the development of reference architectures to integrate and optimize disparate city functions and smart buildings; the application of technology enabled smart city business models; and utilizing technology to help monetize sustainability initiatives. Additionally, Glenn is a guest lecturer in both Europe and the United States on innovation, education, and business management.

In early 2006 Glenn joined Perot systems as the Global Director of Information Systems Product and Service Management portfolio.  Previously, he developed and launched EDS’ converged network solutions and led all market facing activities for their Communications Service Line. As an Air Force leader, for 24 years, he led the development of standardized communications architecture and business practices in the Asia-Pacific region and was a delivery leader in both Germany and the United Kingdom for over eight years. Additionally, he taught Systems Engineering/Evaluation for three years.  His global business experience, systematic approach, and leadership in system architecture allow customers to take full advantage of current and emerging opportunities in their IT environments.

Glenn currently chairs the Collin College Business Advisory Council, representing 40 colleges across the United States, for technology curriculum.  He is currently a business council advisor for the National Science Foundation.  Glenn is also on the board of director for Interlink, a non-profit organization with the goal of matching high school and college educations to meet the market demand for job ready employees.

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