Featured Speakers: Chris Wolf & Sanjay Poonen
Chris serves as CTO, Global Field and Industry at VMware. In that role, he is responsible for helping to shape VMware’s long term technology vision, while ensuring that Research and Development priorities align with customer and industry needs. Wolf’s team drives thought leadership and industry alignment in a number of emerging areas, including Cloud, Edge, IoT, server platforms, HPC, and NFV. Chris also leads VMware’s 140+ member CTO Ambassador program, which further scales VMware R&D to customers and the technology community at large.
Sanjay Poonen joined VMware in August 2013 and is responsible for worldwide sales, services, alliances, marketing and communications.
Previously, Poonen held the role of executive vice president and general manager for the End-User Computing business unit at VMware. In this role, he was responsible for strategy, products, engineering, marketing and sales across all of VMware's End-User Computing offerings.
Prior to SAP, Poonen held executive roles at Symantec, VERITAS and Informatica, and he began his career as a software engineer at Microsoft, followed by Apple.