Chief Technology Officer
Ben Fathi joined VMware in March 2012 and serves as the company’s chief technology officer. Prior to being named CTO in January 2014, Fathi was senior vice president of research and development leading the teams responsible for the core ESX hypervisor, VMware vSphere and many other key products. He has more than 30 years of experience in the computer industry, with an expertise in developing operating system software.
Prior to joining VMware, Fathi served as a senior vice president at Cisco leading the operating systems and networking protocol teams. Prior to Cisco, he held multiple roles at Microsoft over 12 years, most recently as corporate vice president of development for the Windows core operating system division. Fathi holds bachelor of science and master of science degrees in Computer Science, as well as a bachelor of science degree in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts.