Corporate Senior Vice President and General Manager, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA)
Maurizio Carli joined VMware in December 2008 and manages the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region to drive growth and oversee strategic planning, business operations and the management of key functions including sales, channels, services and marketing, bringing nearly 30 years of IT industry experience.
Prior to VMware, Carli worked on a short-term assignment at Google and spent five years at Business Objects, where as senior vice president and general manager, EMEA, he was responsible for sales, pre-sales, marketing, finance, customer support and global services. Until 2002, Carli spent 19 years at IBM, most recently as vice president of Software for IBM EMEA. Overseeing a 5,000-strong division, he led IBM's software portfolio in the region including sales, marketing, technical support, finance and human resources. Previously, Maurizio was vice president and general manager for IBM's Tivoli Systems Division, and also held sales and sales management positions in the government, education and healthcare sectors for IBM Italy. Maurizio holds a BSC in electronic engineering from the Politecnico di Milano in Italy.