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Gene Chao

Gene Chao

Senior Vice President and General Manager, Cloud and Infrastructure Solutions

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Gene Chao is senior vice president and general manager, Cloud and Infrastructure Solutions at Unisys. In this role, Gene leads a global business unit focused on cloud and platform transformation, application services, cybersecurity and data and content intelligence.

Gene joined Unisys in April 2021 as vice president and general manager, Enterprise Computing Solutions. In this capacity, he and his team created a modern platform architecture and services roadmap for ClearPath Forward® and other solutions. He also led company-wide initiatives related to Unisys’ cybersecurity and applications development capabilities.

Over a career spanning nearly 30 years, Gene has built expertise across next-generation technologies, business technology transformation, delivery of innovation-based outcomes for clients, management of strategic alliances and revenue expansion. He came to Unisys from IBM, where he was most recently managing partner and general manager, cognitive process re-engineering and intelligent workflows and spearheaded the IBM Automation unit. Gene has also held senior leadership positions at other leading consulting-services and technology companies, including CSC (now DXC Technology), Hewlett-Packard Company (now HPE) and Accenture. He started his career as a financial analyst at Smith Barney Shearson.

Gene earned a B.S. degree in business administration and finance from the State University of New York, College at Buffalo. He completed the Global Executive Leadership Program at the University of Pretoria – Gordon Institute of Business Science in Johannesburg, South Africa. He is an IT industry thought leader and frequent speaker at IT industry events.

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