Person Overview

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EVP & Chief Communications Officer at Hewlett-Packard
Past:
Constituent Coordinator, Political Division at Democratic National Convention Committee, Account Executive, Marketing Communications Division at Hill & Knowlton, See All (9)
Education:
Boston College

Detailed Description

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Henry Gomez is Executive Vice President & Chief Communications Officer at Hewlett-Packard.

He is responsible for Media and Industry Analyst Relations, Executive Communications, Employee Communications, Government Affairs, Global Social Innovation and Environmental Sustainability.

Gomez has more than 26 years of experience in Communications and broad-based business management.

Prior to joining HP in 2011, Gomez ran HSG Communications, a consulting business that he founded.

Before that, he served on the leadership team of Meg Whitman’s gubernatorial campaign in 2009 and 2010.

For most of the previous decade, Gomez worked at eBay in a variety of roles including Senior Vice President for Corporate Communications,

He was President of Skype.

He played a pivotal role in building eBay’s brand during the critical years following the company’s initial public offering.

Prior to joining eBay, Gomez was vice president of Corporate Affairs at HBO, where he oversaw the network’s corporate public relations, affiliate marketing communications, regional press initiatives and special events.

Previously, he was Staff Director of Media Relations at NYNEX (now Verizon), where he was responsible for all news media relations involving human resources, labor relations and environmental issues facing the company.

He started his communications career at Hill and Knowlton and has worked on a wide array of public relations and marketing communications challenges in numerous industries.

Gomez serves on the Board of Directors of BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Boston College.

Experience (11)

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    Hewlett-Packard

    EVP & Chief Communications Officer
    2012
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    HSG Communications LLC.

    Founder / Owner
    2008 - Jan, 2012
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    eBay

    SVP, Corporate Affairs
    Sep, 2007 - Aug, 2008
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    Skype

    President
    Jan, 2007 - Sep, 2007
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    Skype

    Chief Marketing Officer
    2005 - Jan, 2007
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    eBay

    SVP, Corporate Communications
    2000 - Jan, 2005
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    HBO

    VP, Corporate Affairs
    1996
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    NYNEX

    Staff Director, Media Relations
    1993 - Jan, 1996

Education (1)

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