What’s Next from VMware

Pat Gelsinger

Pat Gelsinger

CEO at VMware
Pat Gelsinger joined VMware in September 2012, bringing more than 30 years of technology and leadership experience. Most recently, Gelsinger led EMC's Information Infrastructure Products business as president and COO, overseeing engineering and operations for information storage, data computing, backup and recovery, RSA security and enterprise solutions as well as the office of the CTO.

VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger outlined VMware’s strategy for the software-defined data center, enterprise hybrid cloud and end-user computing at an EMC Federation forum held in New York on March 10, 2015.

This is the third post in a four-part series from EMC Federation leaders.

Goulden Outlines EMC II Strategy

David Goulden

David Goulden

Chief Executive Officer, EMC Information Infrastructure at EMC Corporation
David Goulden is Chief Executive Officer of EMC Information Infrastructure, one of the businesses in the EMC federation of companies. He is a 12-year EMC veteran, who has operated as EMC’s Chief Financial Officer for seven years and has held full responsibility for EMC’s Information Infrastructure business units, sales and customer operations, services, marketing and G&A functions since July 2012. He is based at EMC’s corporate headquarters in Hopkinton, Massachusetts, United States.

David Goulden, CEO of EMC Information Infrastructure, outlined EMC’s strategy in storage, flash, data protection, converged infrastructure, enterprise hybrid cloud and security analytics at a forum held in New York on March 10, 2015. Watch an excerpt from the presentation.

This is the second post in a four-part series from EMC Federation leaders.

EMC Skating to Where the Puck Will Be

Joe Tucci

Joe Tucci

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Joe Tucci is Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO of EMC Corporation. He has been EMC's Chairman since January 2006 and CEO since January 2001, a year after he joined the company as President and Chief Operating Officer. He is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of VMware Corporation. He is based at EMC's corporate headquarters in Hopkinton, Massachusetts, United States.

Joe Tucci outlined the strategy of the EMC Federation at a forum held in New York on March 10, 2015.

This is the first post in a four-part series from EMC Federation leaders.

The Next Evolution of Converged Infrastructure Solutions

Praveen Akkiraju

Praveen Akkiraju

Chief Executive Officer, VCE
Praveen Akkiraju is the Chief Executive Officer of VCE within EMC. Under his leadership, VCE has consistently grown 50%+ year-over-year to reach $2B in revenues in 5 years. Today, the company is the clear leader in the dynamic Converged Infrastructure segment, a market VCE defined and established since its inception in 2009. Akkiraju holds a master's degree in electrical engineering from Louisiana State University and is an alumnus of the Harvard Business School. He also serves on the Senior Advisory Council at the non-profit Industry Initiatives for Science & Math Education (IISME).

The current state of the IT industry reminds me of the saying, “May you live in interesting times.” These are interesting times indeed for CIOs and IT leaders dealing with rapid change across multiple dimensions from technology to economics to organizational culture & skill sets. The primary goal of IT engineers today is to stitch together individual technologies into an end-to-end service while balancing design and operational complexity in the Data Center. Companies are moving to agile business models which require IT teams to respond rapidly to business and end user requirements while actively managing operational costs. Continue reading