Raghu Raghuram’s Salary, History And Vision For VMware
VMware has selected its longtime technologist and cloud leader Raghu Raghuram as its new CEO replacing former CEO Pat Gelsinger who left this year to head Intel.
Raghuram has an enormous wealth of knowledge about VMware from both a products and innovation standpoint as well as culture, having first joined the company in 2003 overseeing VMware’s ESX and vSphere, which would become VMware’s flagship product.
After speaking with Raghuram this week and reviewing VMware’s filings with the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission, CRN learned several important things that you should know, which will shape the $12 billion virtualization and software superstar’s future.
Here are eight things you need to know about Raghuram around who he reports to, his new salary as CEO and what the future holds for VMware with Raghuram at its helm.