Read Talks Dell-EMC Timeline
Barely a day after Dell announced it would acquire EMC in a $67 billion transaction, Dell's COO and president of worldwide commercial sales, Rory Read, was named "chief integration officer" and tasked with leading the integration of the two tech giants.
His EMC counterpart in the effort is Howard Elias, the Hopkinton, Mass.-based company's COO and president of global enterprise services.
Read, who joined Dell in March, spoke with CRN about his new position and the integration during the annual Dell World conference held in Austin, Texas, last week. Here are five takeaways.