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7 Big Things To Know About Intel’s New CEO, Pat Gelsinger

Mark Haranas

From having Intel’s Andy Grove as his mentor to being voted the No. 1 CEO in America, here are seven things you need to know about VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger as he leaves to head Intel.

7 Big Things To Know About Pat Gelsinger

Intel sent shockwaves through the IT world Wednesday as it announced that VMware’s CEO, Pat Gelsinger, will be replacing Bob Swan next month as Intel’s new CEO.

Gelsinger is an industry legend who was critical in creating and building VMware into the virtualization and software powerhouse it is today, having led VMware for the past eight and a half years.

“It has been the honor of my lifetime to serve as the CEO of VMware,” said Gelsinger in a statement Wednesday. “We have transformed the global technology landscape for the better, and I am confident that the company will continue to excel as they enable customers with the digital foundation for an unpredictable world.”

CRN breaks down the seven most important things to know about Gelsinger—from his long history at Intel to being voted No. 1 CEO in America by Glassdoor.

 
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Mark Haranas

Mark Haranas is an assistant news editor and longtime journalist now covering cloud, multicloud, software, SaaS and channel partners at CRN. He speaks with world-renown CEOs and IT experts as well as covering breaking news and live events while also managing several CRN reporters. He can be reached at mharanas@thechannelcompany.com.

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