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Guy Churchward President, Core Technologies Division

Guy Churchward

Guy Churchward is President of the Core Technologies Division at EMC Corporation. With revenues of $24.7 billion in 2015 and more than 70,000 people worldwide, EMC is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service. Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing. Through innovative products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset—information—in a more agile, trusted and cost-efficient way.

Churchward is responsible for a division that is redefining storage, through a comprehensive portfolio of core storage solutions encompassing the award-winning VMAX, VNX, VNXe, XtremIO, VPLEX, and Data Domain technologies and a cutting-edge software portfolio that delivers simplified storage systems management, continuous availability, replication, backup, and archive solutions.

These products span the shifting IT landscape to provide storage solutions for both traditional applications, as well next-generation applications to help customers transform IT as they migrate to cloud-based computing models. These solutions help companies lower operational costs and reduce business risk, while driving revenue.

Churchward has more than 27 years of experience in the IT industry, with broad international experience that spans executive management, engineering, sales, marketing and business development capacities. He joined EMC in May 2012, when he served as Senior Vice President of Engineering for the Backup & Recovery Systems Division, before becoming Division President in October 2012. He was appointed to lead the Core Technologies Division in October 2014.

Prior to joining EMC, Churchward was President and CEO of LogLogic, an enterprise log and security intelligence platform company. He has also served as Vice President and General Manager of the Data Protection Group at NetApp, where he was responsible for product strategy and development of the company's portfolio of disk-to-disk and disaster recovery products, as well as Vice President and General Manager of BEA's WebLogic Products Group. In addition, he has held senior management positions at Sun Microsystems (formerly Tarantella Inc.), The Santa Cruz Operation (formerly IXI), Accenture (formerly Binder Hamlyn) and Olivetti.

Churchward holds an Executive MBA from Stanford Business School and studied computer science at Cambridge Tutors College, England.

October 2014

Chirantan "C.J." Desai President, Emerging Technologies Division

Chirantan C.J. Desai

Chirantan “CJ” Desai is President of the Emerging Technologies Division (ETD) of EMC. With revenues of $24.7 billion in 2015 and more than 70,000 people worldwide, EMC is a global leader in enabling business and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service. Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing. Through innovative products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset—information—in a more agile, trusted and cost-efficient way.

ETD focuses on developing new, cutting-edge solutions for the storage and Converged Infrastructure industry as well as future disruptive technologies. The division is comprised of the Advanced Storage Software such as ViPR and ScaleIO, Big Data Appliances, Rack Scale Storage DSSD, Scale-Out NAS Isilon, and Scale-Out Block XtremIO. Desai oversees all aspects of the business including product development and management, finance, marketing and sales.

Desai has more than 19 years of experience in the industry. Prior to joining EMC in September 2013, he was Executive Vice President of Information Management at Symantec Corporation, where he led the strategy, development and delivery of Symantec’s Backup and Recovery, storage and availability, archiving and eDiscovery products. He also served as SVP of Symantec’s Endpoint and Mobility Group, where he headed engineering, product management and all related product operations for Symantec’s Endpoint Protection, Protection Suites, Mail and Web Security, Virtualization Security, and Mobility solutions. Prior to Symantec, he held roles in product development at Oracle Corporation.

Desai holds a master’s degree in Computer Science and a master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

September 2014

Rohit Ghai President of the Enterprise Content Division

Rohit Ghai

Rohit Ghai is President of the Enterprise Content Division (formerly Information Intelligence Group) of EMC. With revenues of $24.7 billion in 2015 and more than 70,000 people worldwide, EMC is a global leader in IT transformation. Through its innovative solutions, products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to hybrid cloud computing, helping IT departments store, manage, protect and predictively analyze their most valuable asset – information.

Ghai is responsible for all aspects of the ECD business including worldwide sales and services, channel strategy, product development, marketing, finance, support and customer success. He is the driving force behind ECD's strategic vision helping customers transform the way they work and harness the untapped value of their business content. With a rich product portfolio including Documentum, InfoArchive, Syncplicity, Captiva, xPression, Kazeon as well as purposeful-built solutions for Life Sciences, Energy & Engineering, and Healthcare, ECD offers its customers choice of public, private, or hybrid cloud deployment models.

Previously, Ghai was Chief Operating Officer (COO) of ECD, and responsible for the division's strategy, development and marketing of all products and solutions. Ghai joined EMC in December 2009 to run product development and has been instrumental in improving product operations and the revitalization of the portfolio for the mobile, social, cloud, Big-Data world through organic innovation as well as inorganic additions to the portfolio. He is based at EMC's offices in Pleasanton, California.

Ghai has 20+ years of experience in the IT industry in both big company and startup settings. He joined EMC from VERITAS/Symantec where he held a variety of senior engineering and general management roles within the Storage and Availability Management Group. Prior to that, Ghai was at CA (Computer Associates) where he held a variety of senior management roles in the BrightStor (Enterprise Storage) and eTrust (Enterprise Security) business units. Ghai joined CA through the acquisition of Cheyenne Software – a startup in the Backup and Data Protection space.

Ghai holds a master’s degree in Computer Science from University of South Carolina and a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee. 

March 2015

John Roese Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer

John Roese

John Roese is Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at EMC Corporation. With revenues of $24.7 billion in 2015 and more than 70,000 people worldwide, EMC is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service. Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing. Through innovative products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset—information—in a more agile, trusted and cost-efficient way.

As EMC's CTO, Roese leads EMC's Corporate Office of Technology, which is responsible for defining the company's technology vision and strategy. In his role, he works directly with EMC's executive team and leading technologists to shape EMC's technology strategy as the company embarks on its next phase of growth and leadership across three of the most transformative trends in IT: Cloud, Big Data and Trusted IT.

Roese has more than 20 years of industry experience, including executive leadership of large scale, complex, global R&D organizations. His extensive systems background includes technical expertise in a wide range of related disciplines including storage, servers, networking, hardware design, silicon development, software design, systems and applications. He joined EMC in October 2012 from Huawei Technologies, where he served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of the North American R&D Centers, responsible for advanced technology development across the entire product portfolio, including cloud computing and consumer technology. Before that, he held a series of senior leadership positions including CTO at Nortel Networks, Broadcom Corporation, Enterasys Networks, Inc. and Cabletron Systems.

Roese earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of New Hampshire. He holds more than 18 pending or granted patents in areas such as policy-based networking, location-based services and security. He has served on numerous boards, including ATIS, a leading ICT standards organization, OLPC, which aims to empower the world's poorest children through education and access to a low-cost laptops, Blade Networks, now part of IBM System Networking, Pingtel, which delivers Unified Communication solutions and Bering Media, which focuses on location-based advertising.

March 2014

Chad Sakac President of EMC’s Converged Platforms Division, VCE

Chad Sakac

Chad Sakac is President of EMC’s Converged Platforms Division, VCE. With revenues of $24.7 billion in 2015 and more than 70,000 people worldwide, EMC is a global leader in enabling business and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service. Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing. Through innovative products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset—information—in a more agile, trusted and cost-efficient way.

EMC’s Converged Platform Division, VCE, focuses on delivering turnkey converged platforms (both infrastructure and solutions) for customers who are looking to simplify and accelerate their business by consuming technology stacks versus trying to assemble components. The division is comprised of two main elements. The first is the Converged Infrastructure business, which is the industry leader with solutions including Vblock, VxRack, and VxRail – turnkey infrastructure for every workload, every scale, and every vertical. The second is the Converged Solution business, which delivers turnkey solutions including the Enterprise Hybrid Cloud, Cloud Native Application stack, and Data Lake solutions – leveraging technology from across EMC, VMware and Pivotal. Sakac oversees all aspects of the business, including product development and management, finance, marketing and sales.

In addition to leading VCE, Sakac also leads the Global Systems Engineering team at EMC – the passionate technologists who interface with customers and partners and build the right, winning, end-to-end solutions. Prior to leading EMC’s Converged Platforms Division and the Global Systems Engineering teams at EMC, Sakac led the EMC VMware Alliance, go-to-market, and integration engineering team, and before that led the EMC Mid-Market Application Solutions Specialist team. Sakac authors one of the top 20 virtualization, cloud, and infrastructure blogs, “Virtual Geek” and is proud to be an Executive Sponsor of EMC’s LGBTA employee circle.

He holds Electrical Engineering and Computer Science degrees from the University of Western Ontario, Canada.

January 2016

Amit Yoran President, RSA, The Security Division of EMC

Amit Yoran

Amit Yoran is President, RSA, The Security Division of EMC. With revenues of $24.7 billion in 2015 and more than 70,000 people worldwide, EMC is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service. Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing. Through innovative products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset—information—in a more agile, trusted and cost-efficient way.

RSA, The Security Division of EMC, is the premier provider of intelligence-driven security solutions. RSA helps the world’s leading organizations solve their most complex and sensitive security challenges: managing organizational risk, safeguarding mobile access and collaboration, preventing online fraud, and defending against advanced threats. RSA delivers agile controls for identity assurance, fraud detection, and data protection; robust Security Analytics and industry-leading GRC capabilities; and expert consulting and advisory services.

Yoran is responsible for developing RSA’s strategic vision and operational execution across the business. Prior to his appointment as President, he served as Senior Vice President of Products at RSA, where he provided leadership for RSA’s product development and product management organizations. He is based at RSA headquarters in Bedford, Massachusetts.

Yoran founded and served as the CEO of NetWitness, the market-leading network forensic product provider, which was acquired by RSA in 2011. In 2003 and 2004, he served as founding director of the US-CERT program. Prior to that role, Yoran was co-founder and CEO of market-leading managed security services provider Riptech, which was acquired by Symantec in 2002, and where he subsequently served as Vice President of Worldwide Managed Security Services.

He is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and George Washington University.

January 2015

Kevin Roche President, EMC Global Services

Kevin Roche

Kevin Roche is President, EMC Global Services, with responsibility for professional services and customer service, including go-to-market execution and product enablement teams. He is also the executive sponsor for EMC's Total Customer Experience program. With revenues of $24.7 billion in 2015 and more than 70,000 people worldwide, EMC is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service. Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing. Through innovative products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset – information – in a more agile, trusted, and cost-efficient way .

As lead of EMC Global Services, Roche oversees over 16,000 service experts worldwide who provide the strategic guidance and technology expertise customers need to accelerate their IT transformation and derive maximum benefit from their EMC technology investments. From developing a strategy and solution architecture, to implementing, operating, and supporting their IT environment, EMC Global Services helps customers meet their objectives for cloud, big data and trust.

Previously, Roche was responsible for the Customer Service and Product Enablement teams within EMC Global Services. These teams provide technology expertise, proactive services and problem resolution of EMC products and solutions and drive the intersection between EMC services and product business units. Prior to that, Roche was responsible for Global Services Strategy and Business Operations where he oversaw the evolution of EMC's service portfolio and partner strategies, and drove Global Services transformational initiatives. Roche was also the first CEO of the Virtual Computing Environment (VCE) Company, founded by EMC and Cisco, with investments from VMware and Intel.

Prior to joining EMC in 2009, Roche spent 12 years at Getronics, a $5.5-billion, 26,000-person, international services and solutions company headquartered in Europe. In his last assignment, Roche was a member of the company's Board of Management as its Vice Chairman, and was directly responsible for leading the America's business unit, Global Service Delivery, and Strategic Alliances and Global Portfolio.

Previously, Roche spent seven years at Astea International, a market leader in customer relationship management software, where he was part of the leadership team that grew the business from $10 million to $85 million and included a very successful IPO. He held senior management positions in Professional Services, Product Management, and Software Development and also served as Senior Vice President for the Americas where he was responsible for growth and customer service for all domestic business and was the executive leader for all international customer engagements. Prior to Astea, Roche spent 10 years in the IT hardware industry at Wang Laboratories, in various senior leadership positions in Customer Service, Information Technology, Distribution, Repair, and Manufacturing.

Roche graduated from Northeastern University with a B.S. in Business Management and Marketing.

October 2015

Chris Riley Senior Vice President, Americas Enterprise Sales
EMC Corporation

Chris Riley

Chris Riley is Senior Vice President, Americas Enterprise Sales at EMC. With revenues of $24.7 billion in 2015 and more than 70,000 people worldwide, EMC is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service. Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing. Through innovative products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset – information – in a more agile, trusted and cost-efficient way.

Riley brings more than 28 years’ experience in technology sales, management, and marketing to his role as head of Americas Enterprise Sales for EMC. In this capacity, he leads an organization focused on attracting, retaining and expanding corporate customers in North and South America, and guiding their IT transformation. Prior to assuming his current role in May 2015, Riley led EMC’s Global Alliances group, where he developed the company’s integrated global strategy for Service Providers, System Integrators, Outsourcers, OEMs, Industry Sales, and Market Development.

Riley is a 12-year veteran of EMC. Before rejoining EMC in 2015, he served for seven years as HP’s Vice President and General Manager of Americas Enterprise Storage Division. He has also held key executive leadership and sales management positions at Gryphon Networks, McDATA, Computer Network Technology Corporation and Comdisco.

Riley holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Connecticut, where he served on the Foundation Board of Directors and led various subcommittees.

Adrian McDonald President, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Adrian McDonald

Adrian McDonald is President, Europe, Middle East and Africa at EMC Corporation. With revenues of $24.7 billion in 2015 and more than 70,000 people worldwide, EMC is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service. Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing. Through innovative products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset—information—in a more agile, trusted and cost-efficient way.

McDonald was appointed to lead the EMEA region for EMC in July 2012. He is responsible for the company's overall revenue generation, management and business strategy in the region, which contributed more than a quarter of EMC consolidated global revenues in the second quarter of 2012. Based at EMC's UK & Ireland headquarters in Brentford, Middlesex, he ensures that EMC's Sales, Technology Solutions, Customer Service, and Partner/Alliance groups understand and communicate the unique value that EMC brings to its customers and business partners. He previously oversaw EMC's EMEA-North region.

From 2003 to 2011, he served as Senior Vice-President & General Manager for EMC's business in the UK & Ireland, a period of significant growth in the company's most mature international market when it became firmly established as a key contributor to EMC's revenues. His tenure was also characterised by a relentless focus on innovation, notably with a successful services- and solutions-led agenda which Adrian introduced and which continues to underpin the company's drive for market-share capture.

Since joining EMC in 1988, McDonald has held a variety of US-based, international and global positions at EMC. During the 1990s, Adrian helped to establish and then run many of EMC's international subsidiaries. After successfully running individual country operations, he was appointed Vice-President in 2000 and assumed leadership of EMC's Germany, East Europe, Middle East and Africa region.

He holds a BA degree with Honours in History and Politics from Warwick University and is a graduate of Columbia Business School.

March 2014

David Webster President, Asia Pacific and Japan
Senior Vice President

David Webster

David Webster is President, EMC Asia Pacific and Japan, a post he has held since July 2012. With revenues of $24.7 billion in 2015 and more than 70,000 people worldwide, EMC is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service. Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing. Through innovative products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset—information—in a more agile, trusted, and cost-efficient way.

Webster is responsible for extending and further driving EMC's growth and continued leadership in APJ by delivering and supporting the full range of EMC's products, services and solutions in established and new markets; enhancing partner and channel relationships as well as furthering product development throughout the region. In 2011, EMC, with the help of its partners, generated more than $2.6 billion in revenue from Asia Pacific and Japan operations and now employs more than 10,000 information management and storage professionals in the region to help customers design, implement and realize the benefits of IT transformation, cloud computing, big data and trusted IT strategies. Reporting to Bill Scannell, EMC President of Global Sales and Customer Operations, Webster has more than 25 years of information technology experience across the Asia Pacific and Japan region.

Webster joined EMC in August 2005 as President, EMC Australia and New Zealand (ANZ), and in October 2010, assumed an expanded executive leadership position as President, EMC South East Asia (SEA) while continuing to lead the EMC business in ANZ. In his dual role, Webster achieved solid and strategic growth as well as oversaw the business and operational performance of both geographies under his common executive leadership. In addition to driving significant market share gains, tripling EMC's business and expanding the channel partner ecosystem for ANZ and SEA, Webster also led EMC's entry into the managed services business in ANZ.

Before EMC, Webster was Vice President and Managing Director at PeopleSoft Inc. in ANZ, leading the organization through significant business growth; acquisition, merger and integration activities as well as continuous organizational development and change. Prior to his tenure at PeopleSoft, Webster spent 12 years at Silicon Graphics Computer Systems in several senior management positions, of which the last four was spent as regional Managing Director for the SEA region.

March 2014

ML (Mary Louise) Krakauer Executive Vice President, Enterprise Business Solutions and Chief Information Officer
EMC Corporation

ML (Mary Louise) Krakauer

ML Krakauer is the Executive Vice President of Enterprise Business Solutions and Chief Information Officer at EMC Corporation. In her current role she leads EMC’s Information Technology, Global Business Services, and Global Centers of Excellence organizations. Together, these teams deliver world-class services to EMC, enabling everything from innovation to revenue generation to service and support and more. This includes leading EMC’s own IT organization, with its award-winning IT Proven program for customers.

A 30-year industry veteran, ML has worked with many customers to transform their IT infrastructures and deliver business value. She joined EMC in 2008 to lead EMC’s Technology Services & Solutions business, focused on designing, implementing, and integrating EMC technology and solutions into customers’ IT environments, as well as EMC’s Managed Services business, focused on operating customers’ IT environments at best-in-class levels.

Prior to her current role, Krakauer was Executive Vice President, Business Development for Global Enterprise Services. Before that she led EMC's global Human Resources organization for three years, during which time EMC was recognized as a Top 25 Multinational Great Place to Work in 2014 and 2015, a Noteworthy Company by Diversity Inc. in 2015, and a Top 100 HR organization by Workforce Magazine in 2014.

Krakauer joined EMC from HP where she held multiple executive leadership roles leading technology services businesses, and prior to that, she was at Compaq, Digital Equipment, and other technology companies, after beginning her career in manufacturing at Corning.

She has extensive experience across the business as a general manager and as a functional leader, in the field and at corporate, and in services, manufacturing and logistics, offer creation, marketing, direct sales, and partner sales. As a general manager, she has led complex, global organizations as large as $4.5 billion in revenues and over 19,000 people.

She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Princeton University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School. She is based at EMC's corporate headquarters in Hopkinton, Massachusetts.

With revenues of $24.7 billion in 2015 and more than 70,000 employees worldwide, EMC is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service. Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing. Through innovative products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset—information—in a more agile, trusted, and cost-efficient way.

January 2016

Nina Hargus Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer
EMC Corporation

Nina Hargus

Nina Hargus is the Chief Marketing Officer at EMC. With revenues of $24.7 billion in 2015 and more than 70,000 people worldwide, EMC is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service. Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing. Through innovative products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset – information – in a more agile, trusted and cost-efficient way.

As Chief Marketing Officer, Hargus is responsible for EMC’s global marketing structure, strategy, and execution. Prior to rejoining EMC in 2015, she was Chief Marketing Officer at VCE. During her marketing leadership from 2013 onward, VCE consistently grew revenues at greater than 50 percent year-over-year to reach $3B annualized run rate. VCE pioneered the concept of Converged Infrastructure at its inception in 2009 and today is the acknowledged leader in the market it defined and established.

During her previous tenure at EMC, Hargus led Global Services Marketing for EMC’s $4.5 billion services organization. In that role, she helped shift the portfolio toward strategic services to spearhead EMC’s transformational agenda. Prior to EMC she held a variety of roles in Engineering, Marketing, and Product Line Management.

Hargus earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Wellesley College and has attended the MIT Sloan Executive Education program.

January 2016

Irina Simmons Senior Vice President and Chief Risk Officer

Irina Simmons

Irina Simmons is Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Officer, and Head of Worldwide Audit at EMC Corporation. With revenues of $24.7 billion in 2015 and more than 70,000 people worldwide, EMC is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service. Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing. Through innovative products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset—information—in a more agile, trusted and cost-efficient way.

Simmons oversees the company's enterprise risk program, responsible for developing and managing processes to identify, assess, monitor and reduce risks that could interfere with the achievement of the company's goals and objectives. She also manages the Worldwide Internal Audit function and is based at EMC's corporate headquarters in Hopkinton, Massachusetts.

Previously, Simmons was Treasurer of EMC, responsible for EMC's overall liquidity management, including interest rate, equity and foreign exchange risk management, the property/casualty insurance program, cash flow forecasting, as well as the management and investment of the company's approximately $10 billion in cash. She also managed EMC's global and investment banking relationships, and had responsibility for EMC's pension and 401(k) plans. In 1999 and 2005, under her leadership, EMC's Treasury Department received Treasury & Risk Management magazine's Alexander Hamilton Award for Cash Management.

Simmons joined EMC in 1995, after more than 15 years in treasury and finance at several Massachusetts technology companies. She was Assistant Treasurer at Lotus Development Corporation, and before that, Assistant Treasurer at Unitrode Corporation, a semiconductor firm. Prior to specializing in the treasury field, she held positions in finance at Computervision Corporation and Millipore Corporation.

Simmons currently serves on the Board of Tufts Health Plan, and is a member of the Finance Committee, Audit and Compliance Committee, and chairs the Technology Committee. She is also a member of the Massachusetts Business Roundtable, where she also serves as Treasurer. Simmons served on the Board of Trustees of UMASS Memorial Hospital in Worcester, Massachusetts, where she was Chairman of the Finance Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee. She also served on the Executive Board of the National Association of Corporate Treasurers (former Chairman), is a former President of the Boston Chapter of the Financial Executives International, and served on the Board of Trustees of Dean College in Franklin, Massachusetts. Simmons holds a bachelor's degree in Economics and French from Tufts University and an MBA from Boston University.

March 2014

Harry L. You Executive Vice President

Harry L. You

Harry L. You is Executive Vice President of EMC Corporation. With revenues of $24.7 billion in 2015 and more than 70,000 people worldwide, EMC is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service. Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing. Through innovative products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset—information—in a more agile, trusted and cost-efficient way.

You oversees EMC's corporate strategy and new business development, which includes mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and venture capital activity. He joined EMC in 2008. Previously, he was CEO of BearingPoint, a leading IT and management consultancy, with more than17,000 employees in 60 countries. Before that, he was CFO of Oracle Corporation, helping begin Oracle's acquisition run with the takeovers of Peoplesoft and Retek. He was also a member of the Board of Directors of Oracle Japan. From 2001-2004, he was Chief Financial Officer of Accenture, helping take the company public and leading the company to 35% annual free cash flow growth. He spent fourteen years on Wall Street, culminating as a Managing Director in the Investment Banking Division of Morgan Stanley. There, he headed up the Computer and Business Services Group, originating and executing $200 billion of M&A and underwriting transactions.

You has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Harvard and a Master of Arts in Economics from Yale. He is a member of the Yale School of Management Advisory Board and a member of the Board of Directors of Korn Ferry International, the world's largest executive search firm.

March 2014

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