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Tony Scott - Participant

Tony Scott is the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Office at VMware. Tony Scott leads VMware’s global information technology (IT) group. The group manages critical technology systems supporting the company’s worldwide business operations and is responsible for advancing and protecting VMware information assets helping the company meet the IT needs of more than 500,000 customers. Since joining in August 2013, Scott has been focused on the effective use of IT to drive innovation and bring improved agility and efficiency to business operations as well as driving initiatives to develop, test and showcase VMware products and technology.

A respected industry veteran, Scott brings more than 35 years of experience running global IT operations for leading corporations.

Earlier Scott served as chief information officer (CIO) at Microsoft, overseeing all aspects of the company’s information technology organization and enterprise digital supply chain. Prior to Microsoft, he served as CIO at The Walt Disney Company, responsible for corporate and companywide shared service functions including enterprise-wide application development and support. Scott also served as the Chief Technology Officer of Information Systems & Services at General Motors Corporation.

A member of CIO magazine’s CIO Hall of Fame, Scott holds a bachelor's degree in information systems management from the University of San Francisco and a Juris Doctorate from Santa Clara University.

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VMware

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Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer