Enterprise software company VMware today said it has appointed Guru Venkatachalam as vice-president and chief technology officer (CTO) for Asia Pacific and Japan. Earlier, he was CTO of Cloud Architecture at VMware.

The company said that Venkatachalam will lead VMware’s efforts to build partnerships in Asia Pacific and Japan. He will also play an integral role in the further developing the company’s cloud, app modernization, networking, security, and digital workspace platforms.

Speaking on his appointment, Greg Lavender, CTO, VMware said, “Guru is a seasoned industry leader who has driven large scale innovation and expanded our CXO engagement in Asia Pacific and Japan. I am delighted to have him in the role of CTO for APJ as we drive customer and partner engagement in the region and help enterprises transform with modern applications, cloud, digital workspace and security.”

“Companies have quickly adapted to new ways of working, innovating, and delivering digital transformation. Now, they are increasingly expected to do these things at speed and at scale, while still managing investment risk. I’m looking forward to collaborating with our customers and partners in this new role, to help them fully execute their technology roadmaps,” said Venkatachalam.

Guru’s appointment follows the retirement of Bruce Davie, former Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for Asia Pacific and Japan from VMware.

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