New Year, New Role
BMC Software, an IT management software vendor, named former CTO of Cisco Systems' Cloud Systems Management Technology group Phil Harris as its new CTO. Harris was responsible for leading technology strategy, business strategy and an early stage rapid development engineering team at Cisco.
Harris has been called upon by government and industry groups around the world to provide insight and advice about technology development and transition programs -- including how best to develop and deploy cloud solutions in emerging markets.
Harris became BMC's new CTO Jan. 5. He talked with CRN about his new role and his expectations for BMC.