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Senior Vice President and Chief Solutions Architect at Pivotal Software, Inc. Prior to joining Pivotal, he served as CTO at EMC Corporation at Hopkinton, Massachusetts from 2004 to 2012, where he was responsible for cross-product technology strategy. He played a major role in setting technical direction for EMC's M&A activities in the areas of Cloud computing, software-defined data center and data analytics. As CTO, he founded and drove EMC Labs, linking EMC’s advanced research efforts worldwide. In addition, he founded EMC's corporate Fellow and Distinguished Engineer programs, recognizing and leveraging EMC's top technical talent to shape EMC’s technology future. He joined EMC in September 2004 from IBM, where he held the distinguished title of IBM Fellow, the highest technical honor that IBM bestows on its IT innovators. During his 24-year career at IBM, he held a wide range of technical leadership positions with skills developed across a broad array of computer technology disciplines, including software development, microcode, systems architecture, clustered and distributed systems, database sharing algorithms, and transaction processing. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Marist College. He currently holds more than 80 U.S. patents in computer systems technology.
Noted For:Major role player in setting technical direction for EMC Corporation’s M&A activities in the areas of Cloud computing, software-defined data center and data analytics
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