Authors

Allwyn Sequeira

Allwyn Sequeira

Security & Networking

Allwyn is VP/CTO, Security and Networking in the Cloud Infrastructure BU at VMware. He was CTO and SVP of Product Operations at Blue Lane Technologies, which was acquired by VMware in October 2008 ... More
Bruce Davie

Bruce Davie

CTO, Networking

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

Christos Karamanolis

Chief Architect and Principal Engineer, Storage and Availability

Christos is the Chief Architect and a Principal Engineer in the Storage and Availability Business Unit at VMware. He has 25 years of research and development experience in the fields of distributed systems, fault tolerance, storage and storage management ... 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
Duncan Epping

Duncan Epping

Duncan Epping is Chief Technologist working for VMware. He serves as a partner and trusted adviser to VMware's customers primarily in EMEA. Main responsibilities are ensuring VMware's future innovations align with essential customer needs and and translating customer problems to opportunities ... More
David Tennenhouse

David Tennenhouse

Chief Research Officer

David Tennenhouse is VMware’s Chief Research Officer. He leads the research & innovation activities that are accelerating and extending VMware’s technology leadership ... More
Felicia Jadczak

Felicia Jadczak

Editor

Felicia Jadczak is the Editor for the Office of the CTO blog. She is a Staff Program Manager in the Office of the CTO and focuses on innovation programs. ... More
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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
Jon Herlocker

Jon Herlocker

Jon Herlocker works on technology strategy at VMware and currently is responsible for all research and development of the new vCenter Log Insight product ... More
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Jack Lo

Sr. Director, R&D

Jack Lo is Sr. Director R&D at VMware. Jack has held several engineering management positions at VMware, and currently leads teams in the Storage and Availability organization, including High Availability, Fault Tolerance, vSphere Replication, VMFS, and Storage Management ... More
jasonlochhead

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
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Javier Soltero

Software as a Service & Application Services

Javier Soltero was the CTO of SaaS and Application Services in the Cloud Services business unit. He was responsible for driving advanced development and strategy for application level cloud services ... More
Kit Colbert

Kit Colbert

VP & CTO, Cloud-Native Apps

Kit Colbert is VP & CTO, Cloud-Native Apps at VMware,driving strategy and product development of third platform application solutions across the company ... More
Lance Berc

Lance Berc

Corporate Architect

Lance Berc has been at VMware since ESX-1. He is part of VMware’s Office of the CTO and works with customers and partners on performance issues, large-scale deployment, novel uses of VMware technology, and future customer needs ... More
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Matt Eccleston

Chief Architect - VMware View

Matt Eccleston was VMware’s chief architect for desktop virtualization, and worked on VMware's desktop virtualization products since 2000. He held both development, management and architectural roles on VMware Workstation, VMware ACE and VMware View over the years ... More
Andrew Nelson

Andrew Nelson

Staff Engineer 2

Andrew Nelson is a Staff Engineer 2 in the Office of the CTO. ... More
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Preeti Somal

VP, R&D, Management Products

Preeti was VP R&D Management products in the Cloud Infrastructure BU at VMware. She oversaw the development and delivery of the Cloud Service Provisioning, Application management and IT Business Management suite of products ... More
Paul Strong

Paul Strong

VP & Chief Technology Officer, Global Field

Paul Strong is VMware's externally facing corporate Chief Technology Officer and is responsible for connecting VMware R&D with the VMware field organization, its partners and its customers, helping to change the way businesses view and manage their business services and technology assets ... More
Richard Brunner

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
Richard McDougall

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
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
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
Scott Davis

Scott Davis

End User Computing

I’ve been with VMware for 7 years and in the world of virtualization far longer. I am currently CTO for VMware’s End User Computing B.U. and a core staff member in VMware’s Corporate CTO Office ... More
Josh Simons

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
Sandeep Uttamchandani

Sandeep Uttamchandani

vSphere Storage & Cloud Services

Sandeep is a technology leader developing next generation storage products and cloud services based on technology shifts in compute, network, storage, and emerging applications ... More
benverghese

Ben Verghese

Management

Ben was responsible for the technology and strategy behind the management of vSphere and private cloud. During his 10 year tenure at VMware also managed numerous products including ESX Server 1 ... More
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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
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William J. Earl

Storage Software Architecture

William Earl is a Staff Software Engineer in the vSphere Storage and Availability group. He is responsible for architecture and technical direction of various storage software projects, and contributes to the overall VMware storage software strategy ... More