VMworld 2019 is around the corner and there’s never been a more exciting time to be a technologist. Digital innovation is redefining the rules of business, and VMworld is your partner for staying on the cutting edge of what’s happening. This year, VMworld’s general sessions will focus on the skills you need to succeed and how to adapt to today’s IT environments. Here’s what you can expect when VMworld 2019 kicks off on August 26: 


On Monday, join VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger and COO Sanjay Poonen as they explore bold innovations that the VMware ecosystem is bringing to market. Tech pros today must master new methods of app delivery, new models for operating in a multi-cloud world, and new strategies to address cyber security threats – all while improving the end-user experience. Learn how to deliver results in this quickly evolving world and add this session your schedule here. 


VMware CTO Ray O’Farrell will guide the conversation on Tuesday with a series of hands-on demos. We’ll look at the dynamic interplay between apps, infrastructure, cloud, networking, security, and devices. With business apps dominating today’s IT environments, what is the optimal way to deliver the best experiences to your customers and colleagues? Find out what we think you should focus on and add this session to your schedule. 


Stick around afterwards, because VMware COO Sanjay Poonen will host two professional athletesLindsey Vonn, top US skier of all time, and Steve Young, Pro Football Hall of Famer and former 49er quarterback. They’ll share personal stories of how they overcame obstacles, and what drives their passion today. 





Check out the full VMworld speaking schedule and for details about the speakers here. This year, we’re also live streaming the general sessions. Visit to see the live stream.