Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Tony Scott joined VMware in August 2013 and leads the company’s global information technology group, bringing more than 35 years of leadership and management experience in IT services. Scott’s organization is focused on the effective use of IT to bring improved agility and cost savings to the business. Most recently Scott served as chief information officer (CIO) at Microsoft, overseeing all aspects of the company’s information technology organization and enterprise digital supply chain.
Prior to Microsoft, he served as CIO at The Walt Disney Company, responsible for corporate and companywide shared service functions including enterprise wide application development and support. He took the company through major systems upgrade of SAP environment, managed transformation of several major functions to outsourced partners and delivered multi-year strategy planning framework for IT within the company. Scott also served as the Chief Technology Officer of Information Systems & Services at General Motors Corporation. He holds a bachelor's degree in information systems management from the University of San Francisco and a Juris Doctorate with a concentration in Intellectual Property, International Law from Santa Clara University.