Business Solutions Strategist
VMware Accelerate Advisory Services
Ceri Carlill, Business Solutions Strategist with VMware Accelerate Advisory Services in EMEA, collaborates with customers to define and communicate their IT strategy to achieve business goals through IT transformation. He specializes in the identification and realization of business benefits from innovative and emerging technologies.
Carlill’s broad technology background ranges from consulting and systems integration to software research and development. Prior to joining VMware in 2012, he was technology director in the chief technology office of a major energy company, where he led a global program to assess and deploy location technologies. He also played a key role in the development of the company's cloud strategy. Prior to that position, he served as director of the European technology lab of a leading consulting firm, where he was instrumental in forging the firm's e-commerce strategy and delivery capability.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in modern languages and a master’s in acoustic phonetics from Oxford University.