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August 26, 2013 at 6:37 AM
VMware appoints former Microsoft exec Tony Scott as new CIO
VMware has hired as its new chief information officer former Microsoft CIO Tony Scott.
The Palo Alto, Calif.-based virtualization and cloud infrastructure company said that Scott, who is also being named a senior vice president of the company, will manage VMware’s global IT department and will report to CEO Pat Gelsinger.
Scott had served for five years as Microsoft’s CIO, leading its 4,000-member IT department, before leaving this past spring. Before that, he had served as CIO of Disney, and had led technology and operations departments at General Motors and Bristol-Meyers Squibb, respectively.