VMware has appointed its global headquarters’ networking CTO Bruce Davie as vice president and chief technology of the VMware Asia Pacific and Japan business, where will head up the region’s technical team.
Based in Melbourne and leading a community of systems engineers, technical account managers, Davie will focus on delivering customers’ long-term strategy, technical innovation and product quality.
“The APJ region has a history of rapid adoption of new technology and of course this is a time of great technological change. I’m excited at the prospect of connecting at a more strategic level with our regional customers as they embrace and address digital disruption,” said Davie.
“VMware’s strategy is resonating with our customers globally and I am looking forward to engaging with the leadership and engineering teams to further innovate and strengthen our industry leadership in this part of the world.”
Davie joins from VMware’s Palo Alto, California offices and brings more than 25 years of leadership and technical experience. He joined VMware in 2012 when it acquired software-defined networking company Nicira, where he was a senior architect.
Davie also served as a Cisco follow for 13 years between 1998 and 2012.
Duncan Hewett, senior vice president and general manager for VMware APJ said Davie’s appointment would strengthen the company's ability to help its regional customers innovate.
“Having managed our global networking team and developed many of our most impactful solutions, Bruce will bring rich experience as a leader, innovator and technologist to our regional engineering community,” he said.