Raghuram’s Vast VMware History And Heritage
Raghuram is an 18-year VMware veteran with vast experience inside the company both as a technologist and executive leader.
He helped grow the core virtualization business, drove VMware’s software defined data center strategy, constructed and guided VMware’s cloud computing business and SaaS transformation efforts, played a pivotal role in the company’s M&A strategy, and has been key in driving partnerships with Dell Technologies, hyper-scalers and other strategic partners, VMware said.
As VMware’s worldwide chief operating officer of Products and Cloud Services, he is responsible for all of VMware’s product and service offerings as well as centralized services, support and operational functions. His tenure and experience at VMware is at the highest level, bar none.
In terms of his heritage, Raghuram was born in India and received a master‘s degree in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai.
In 1996, Raghuram earned an MBA from the Wharton School of Business. Prior to VMware, Raghuram held product management and marketing roles at AOL, Bang Networks and Netscape.
“I’m really looking forward to taking this company to the next phase of growth along with 34,000 of my best friends in the company,” Raghuram told CRN.