VP, Head of Systems Integrators, PTC
Bob Thompson is VP, Head of Systems Integrators at PTC. In that role he is responsible for leadinga team of strategic alliance professionals responsible for developing joint solutions with and delivering those solutions to PTC customers in the enterprise.
Bob joined PTC in December 2021 from DXC Technology where he was the Global Partner Executive responsible for HP, Inc., Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and Citrix partnerships for four and one-half years. Those three partnerships contributed over $1B in annual revenue.
Before joining DXC, Bob was with Citrix for over 13 years in a variety of roles, ending his tenure as Sr. Director, Global Strategic Alliances, responsible for the worldwide alliance with Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and the HPE Enterprise Services organization which was the largest revenue producing GSI at the time. His duties included developing both the technology integration and sales related aspects of the alliance. Prior to leading the HP, HPE, and HPE ES alliances, he established the Alliance Marketing team, led the creation of the Citrix Ready program, and managed the global alliance program for the company’s technology partners.
Prior to Citrix, Bob worked at BMC Software where he was responsible for the WW alliance with IBM’s technology business units. In addition, he worked as a Product Manager and Product Marketing Manager for middleware management products and as a Sales Specialist.
His resume includes positions in enterprise sales calling on manufacturing, telco, and retail customers for IBM in the Boston and Dallas markets. Bob started his career in the Boston area by learning technology while working in several technical support roles.
Bob holds a B.S. in Marketing from New Hampshire College (now Southern New Hampshire University), is a member of the Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals global advisory board, and has participated in specialized IT education programs at both the University of Texas and at MIT.