Nick Earle | SVP - Global Field Operations
Virgin Hyperloop One

Nick Earle, SVP - Global Field Operations, Virgin Hyperloop One

Nick Earle leads Hyperloop One’s Global Field Operations. In this role he is responsible for all customer and partner activities for the company around the world and runs Hyperloop One’s worldwide sales, consulting and business development organization. Nick is a highly respected sales leader with over 30 years of Global IT industry experience in large corporations and start-ups. Hyperloop One is based in Los Angeles California and is the leading company designing and building the first new mode of transportation since the Airplane in 1903. 

Prior to Hyperloop One, Nick led the Cisco’s Services global field organization, growing the business to over $10B US in revenue, and was responsible for the company’s global cloud go-to-market strategy. He has held senior executive roles at Hewlett Packard, where he was responsible for the company’s early Internet strategy, and ran the Worldwide Enterprise Marketing function. Nick was the CEO of StreamServe, a privately held software company that was sold to OpenText, and ran EMEA Operations for Ariba, Inc., which was acquired by IBM. 

Nick is an authority on emerging business models having co-authored two books; Mesh Collaboration: Creating New Business Value in the Network of Everything (2008) and From to Dot.profit (2000).  He was voted #2 in Computer Reseller News list of the 25 most ‘Disruptive Channel Executives in IT globally’ and was recently recognized as one of the top four Global Cloud Executives who ‘have shaped cloud’s present and will likely have a major impact on its future’ by CIODive. 

Nick holds a first class honors degree and an Honorary Doctorate in Computing from Liverpool University, and is an Associate fellow of the University of Bradford MBA program. He is a board member of Eseye, an IOT company, and Fly Victor, a leading platform for chartering private jets.


World Metro Rail Congress Day 2 @ 09:50

Commercialising the Hyperloop

  • How we plan to combine Hyperloop technology and Virgin’s expertise to accelerate Hyperloop to commercialisation 
  • Emerging routes in the EU and beyond
  • Integrating hyperloop with existing transport infrastructure
  • Milestones in testing the first full-scale Hyperloop system in the world

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