Episode 9 - Yesh Surjoodeen, MD for HP Southern Africa talks sustainability, future of work & AI

In this Business Talk with Michael Avery interview, HP Southern Africa Regional Director Yesh Surjoodeen discusses the role of digital transformation in the B2B landscape.

Surjoodeen boasts well over 20 years of IT industry experience, and joined HP in 1999.

In 2018, Surjoodeen joined Microsoft for three years to broaden his expertise.

He then returned to HP in 2021 as the Regional Director for Southern Africa.

Surjoodeen begins the interview by explaining how digital transformation drives enhanced customer experiences and organisational growth in the B2B landscape.

He then discusses HP’s sustainability efforts, including the steps it has taken to reduce its carbon footprint.

Surjoodeen also unpacks the impact of AI on job satisfaction and talent retention, and the relationships between employers and employees in South Africa.

Surjoodeen concludes the interview by discussing HP’s new portfolio of AI-enabled PCs – the largest of its kind.

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