Jean-Pierre Brulard joined VMware in 2009 and is responsible for worldwide sales, as well as pre-and post-sales engineering, and all worldwide channels. Previously, Brulard served as senior vice president and general manager of VMware’s business in EMEA. Prior to this role, Brulard was the vice president for VMware’s Southern Region, EMEA, responsible for driving business growth and expansion and supporting sales, marketing, and channel operations across VMware’s business in France, Italy, Spain, Turkey, South Africa and the Middle East.
Brulard has more than 35 years experience in working with some of the largest technology companies in the world including IBM, Sun Microsystems and Unisys. Brulard spent seven years at Business Objects, rising from general manager for France to senior vice president and general manager EMEA. He was also a member of the Business Objects Worldwide executive committee. Brulard left Business Objects having successfully overseen the acquisition by SAP in Europe. A Paris-France native, Brulard is now resident in the UK. Brulard holds a master’s in business studies from the Sup de Co Le Havre.