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Richard McDougall

vSphere Storage, Big Data

Richard McDougall is the CTO for Storage and Availability at VMware. He is responsible for the technical strategy for core vSphere storage and application storage services, including Big Data, Hadoop ... More

Josh Simons

High Performance Computing

With over 20 years of experience in High Performance Computing, Josh currently leads an effort within VMware's Office of the CTO to bring the full value of virtualization to HPC ... More

Winston Bumpus

Open Standards

Winston Bumpus, Director of Standards Architecture at VMware, has had over 40 years of experience in the computer industry. He is currently the President of the DMTF ... More

Frank Nydam

Healthcare Solutions

Frank Nydam is the Director for Healthcare Solutions, responsible for VMware’s Healthcare strategy, market development and solutions. Frank joined VMware in 2002 and has been primarily focused on the application of virtualization technologies in the Life Sciences and Healthcare Provider industry segments ... More

Richard Brunner

Platform Architecture

Richard A. Brunner is a Principal Engineer and the Chief Platform Architect in the CTO office at VMware. He is responsible for defining and driving future platform features that can benefit virtualization ... More
Paul Strong

Paul Strong

VP & Chief Technology Officer, Global Field

Paul Strong helps lead VMware's Office of the CTO. Paul is a recognized leader within the IT industry and is a regular keynote speaker and author of articles on the subjects of Clouds, IT transformation and business transformation ... More
Bhavesh Davda

Bhavesh Davda

Senior Engineer, Office of CTO

Bhavesh Davda is a senior engineer in the CTO Office at VMware. He is focused on enabling virtualization of real-time applications, low latency applications, high rate packet processing, high performance computing, SR-IOV and RDMA, which have historically been challenging to virtualize ... More

Kit Colbert

CTO, End-User Computing

Kit Colbert is the CTO, End-User Computing at VMware, driving technical strategy and advanced development of innovative solutions for VMware's desktop, social, and mobility products ... More

Jon Herlocker


Jon Herlocker works on technology strategy and leads an advanced development team for the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at VMware. In prior roles he was CTO and VP of Engineering of Mozy and CTO of the EMC Cloud Services Division ... More

Christos Karamanolis

Chief Architect and Principal Engineer, Storage and Availability

Christos is the Chief Architect and a Principal Engineer in the Storage and Availability Engineering Organization at VMware. He has over 20 years of research and development experience in the fields of distributed systems, fault tolerance, storage and storage management ... More

Bruce Davie

Principal Engineer, Networking & Security

Bruce Davie is a Principal Engineer in the Networking and Security BU. He joined VMware as part of the Nicira acquisition, and focuses on network virtualization ... More

Jason Lochhead

Chief Architect, Cloud Infrastructure Services

Jason Lochhead joined VMware in 2012, and is responsible for the architecture team that designed vCloud Hybrid Service. Bringing more than 20 years of technology experience to his role, most recently Lochhead worked at Terremark for 4 years where he served as Chief Technology Officer ... More

Mazda Marvasti

CTO, Cloud Management

Mazda Marvasti is currently the CTO of the Cloud Management business unit at VMware. He arrived at VMware via the acquisition of his company Integrien which he was the co-founder and CTO from 2005 to 2010 ... More
CTO Ambassadors

CTO Ambassadors

The CTO Ambassador program is run by the VMware Office of the CTO. The CTO Ambassadors are members of a small group of our most experienced and talented customer facing, individual contributor technologists ... More
Ben Fathi

Ben Fathi

Chief Technology Officer

Ben Fathi joined VMware in March 2012 and serves as the company’s chief technology officer. Prior to being named CTO in January 2014, Fathi was vice president of research and development leading the teams responsible for the core ESX hypervisor, VMware vSphere and many other key products ... More
Chris Wolf

Chris Wolf

CTO, Americas

Chris Wolf is the CTO, Americas at VMware. Chris serves as a partner and trusted adviser to VMware's customers in the Americas, and also collaborates with the IT and business community at large on cloud, mobile, virtualization and data center modernization strategies ... More
Simone Brunozzi

Simone Brunozzi

Simone Brunozzi serves as a Vice President and Chief Technologist (global role) for VMware Inc., focusing on Cloud technology (vCloud Hybrid Services) ... More
Raj Yavatkar

Raj Yavatkar

VMware Fellow and Chief Architect, Hyper-Converged Infrastructure

Raj is a VMware Fellow and serves as the Chief Architect for Hyper-Converged Infrastructure. He is responsible for driving Converged Infrastructure strategy for private and hybrid clouds as well as developing solutions that bring together Software-Defined Data Center and Converged Infrastructure technologies ... More