CIO Spotlight: Bask Iyer, Dell and Vmware

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Name: Bask Iyer

Company: Dell and VMware

Job title: Chief Information Officer, VVMware and General Manager, Dell Technologies Edge

Time in current role: 3 years at VMware, 1 year at Dell

Location: Palo Alto, California

Bask Iyer is the CIO at VMware. He joined VMware in March 2015 and now leads its global information and technology organization, a group that manages critical technology systems supporting the company's worldwide business operations. In August 2018, Iyer added the responsibility of general manager, Edge/IoT for Dell Technologies. From December 2016 to August 2018, he also held the role of chief information officer for Dell. A respected industry veteran, Iyer brings more than 25 years of experience in executing and driving change in traditional Fortune 100 manufacturing companies and Silicon Valley-based high technology firms.


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