VMware hires new CIO: Tony Scott, former Microsoft

According¬†to Anthony Scott LinkedIn’s profile, the former corporate vice president and chief information officer of Microsoft Corp, now is the new CIO at VMware.

Scott has been the senior vice president and chief information officer of The Walt Disney Co., and chief technology officer at General Motors Corp before joining Microsoft. At VMware Scott will be in charge of managing the VMware’s global information technology organization, a group that manages critical technology systems supporting the company’s worldwide business operations. Anthony Scott declared:

I am excited to join an all-star VMware executive team and a tremendous group of IT professionals, the software-defined data center provides a tremendous opportunity for IT organizations to become a source of business differentiation as organizations move into the next era of IT. VMware provides a tremendous opportunity both professionally and personally as the industry takes on this challenge.