Greig Fields, director of enterprise solutions architecture at Hewlett-Packard, understands the power of community.
“He’s a consensus-builder,” said Lawrence Gross, associate chief information officer for e-government at the Treasury Department. Gross called on Fields to fill gaps in Treasury’s identity management program, encryption initiative and other technology efforts.
Fields has served as president of the HP African-American Leadership Forum. He is also a member of the Industry Advisory Council, the National Society of Black Engineers, the Black Data Processing Association and the IT Senior Management Forum, which fosters executive talent among black information technology professionals.
“His leadership style is to plan and execute,” Gross said. “If you want to make it happen, you put him in there.”