Jim Holland is the Country Manager for Data Center Group, Lenovo South Africa and the SADC Region. He is responsible for improving Lenovo’s channel coverage and focus. Positioning Lenovo Data Center Group’s solutions to the channel partners, distributors and end customers in the most effective and strategic manner.
Holland has a wealth of knowledge in the Information Technology sector as an IT Executive with over 17 years pan-African experience, managing operations and strategic enterprise business units across multiple vendors.
Prior to joining Lenovo, Holland was part of the executive team at Axiz for seven years. Most recently he was responsible for the HPE business & services and being instrumental in developing other enterprise business units within the organization over the past 10 years. His key achievements comprise of the merger of the HPE Software and MicroFocus business and operating the new MicroFocus company business within Axiz. Additionally, Holland built the installation and startup capability in the business as well as structuring the business unit independently with a multi-vendor strategy as the objective.
Holland completed a degree in marketing in 1998. In this video interview, Holland discusses how technology has drastically changed over the years. Additionally, Holland discusses Lenovo’s future plans and also gives top-tier advice on how individuals can make it into the role of Country Manager.