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Jeremy Burton is President, Products and Marketing at EMC. With revenues of $23.2 billion in 2013 and more than 62,000 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.
Burton was appointed President to lead Products and Marketing in March 2014. He is responsible for product divisions within EMC’s Information Infrastructure business, including development and coordination of cross business unit product operations, as well as corporate go-to-market functions, OEM and volume channel initiatives, the Office of the CTO and Global Marketing. Burton joined EMC as Chief Marketing Officer in March 2010, responsible for the global structure, strategy, and execution of all aspects of EMC's marketing efforts, including all major events and programs. As head of Global Marketing, he extended EMC's presence and relevance on the world stage, building and guiding EMC's global reputation and brand, and further enabling the success of the company's sales teams and partner ecosystem. He is based at EMC's offices in Santa Clara, California.
A 20-year veteran of the IT industry, Burton joined EMC from Serena Software, where he was President and CEO. Previously, as Group President of Symantec's Security and Data Management Business Unit, Burton was responsible for the company's $2 billion Enterprise Security product line. Prior to that, he served as Executive Vice President of the Data Management Group at Veritas, responsible for the company's backup and archiving products. He also served as Chief Marketing Officer at Veritas. Earlier in his career, he spent nearly a decade at Oracle, culminating in the role of Senior Vice President of Product and Services Marketing.
Burton holds a bachelor's degree in Information Systems Engineering from the University of Surrey, England.