VMware finally has a new Chief Technology Officer named Ben Fathi. After Steve Herrod left the company as CTO in January 2013 the company did not have a CTO. Paul Strong has been a Acting Chief Technology Officer for VMware lately.
Fathi joined VMware in 2012 and most recently served as senior vice president, R&D. He has over 30 years of experience in IT.
A VMware blog on the introduction of Ben Fathi is here