Virtual infrastructure firm VMware has appointment Bruce Davie to the role of vice president and chief technology officer (CTO) of the VMware Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) business, effective immediately. As CTO, Davie will lead VMware APJ's technical community, which includes systems engineers, technical account managers and professional services organisation, with a focus on customers' long-term strategy, technical innovation and product quality, said VMware in a statement.
“As we continue to help customers in Asia Pacific to accelerate their digital transformation with VMware Cross-Cloud Architecture and mobility services, Bruce's appointment will strengthen our ability to help customers innovate,” said Duncan Hewett, senior vice president and general manager, VMware APJ.
“Having managed our global networking team and developed many of our most impactful solutions, Bruce will bring rich experience as a leader, innovator and technologist to our regional engineering community,” he added.
Davie has more than 25 years of leadership and technical experience. He joins VMware's APJ leadership team from VMware's global headquarters, where he most recently served as CTO of networking and a principal engineer in the Networking and Security Business Unit. Davie joined VMware through the company's acquisition of Nicira in 2012, where he was a senior architect.
Previously he was a Cisco Fellow, driving a variety of networking innovations, and was chairman of ACM SIGCOMM, a leading computer networking research association. Davie received his PhD in computer science from the University of Edinburgh in 1988 and is an ACM Fellow.