Bill Fathers joined VMware as senior vice president and general manager of the Hybrid Cloud Services Business Unit in March 2013. Fathers most recently served as president of Savvis Inc., a cloud infrastructure and hosted IT services company, where he helped drive the company's growth strategy and maintained a strong focus on Innovation. Fathers previously served as senior vice president and global head of sales and marketing, overseeing Savvis' global strategic business direction as well as the company's sales execution, product development and go-to-market initiatives.
Prior to Savvis, Fathers worked for Thomson Reuters, the global information provider to the financial services sector, where he spent 10 years helping build businesses in a number of international markets throughout Europe, Asia and North America. He also worked for PA Consulting Group in Europe. A former officer in the British Army, Father's holds a master's degree in engineering from Cambridge University.