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Christopher Wellise

Christopher Wellise

Position

Chief Sustainability Officer

Company

HP Enterprise

Description

Christopher directs a global team at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) that is focused on driving the business value of sustainability at HPE and solving social and environmental challenges in collaboration with non-profit organizations, governments, customers and partners. In this role, Christopher guides the development and management of strategic programs and collaborates with senior leaders across the organization and the Board to ensure the full integration of corporate responsibility into the company’s business strategy.
Prior to HPE and HP Co., Christopher worked at Green Environment Inc. as a Vice President where he led environmental due diligence efforts for leading Bay Area corporate and private equity clients involved in M&A activity and at Sun Microsystems. He began his career as an environmental scientist for the U.S. Department of Interior.
Christopher is passionate about drawing upon his experience in business and science/ engineering to analyze how organizations innovate, develop and market products; consume energy and natural resources; and produce waste streams, to find ways to bring businesses closer to economic, social and environmental sustainability.