On February 24 VMware disclosed that the former chief information officer of Juniper Networks, Bask Iyer, was elected as the new CIO at VMware. Iyer is taking Tony Scott position who joined VMware on August 2013 and is been nominated now as United States Chief Information Officer as Scott mentions on article he wrote few days ago for VMware’s blog.
Jonathan Chadwick, chief financial officer, chief operating officer and executive vice president, VMware, said:
Bask has extensive experience as a strategic and operational leader. He will play a pivotal role in leading VMware and helping our customers as we deliver the reality of the Software Defined Enterprise, we are excited to have Bask join the VMware executive team and an all-star group of IT professionals.
Bask Iyer commented on his new position at VMware:
I am thrilled to lead information technology for VMware and join the team that helps VMware meet the needs of more than 500,000 customers worldwide, and, I am excited by the opportunity to showcase VMware’s suite of exceptional products as a central component of VMware’s own IT solution.