it@cork are very excited to bring to you a new executive fireside chat series in partnership with KPMG Ireland. We are absolutely honoured to kick off this series with Bask Iyer, CIO of VMware. Join us on Thursday 24th September for this virtual event that is not to be missed. Anthony O’Callaghan it@cork chairman and CIO of Carbery Group will be talking to Bask to find out more about his careers, his views on technology trends and his recommendations for those wanting to follow in his footsteps.
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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 July 2019, Iyer added the responsibility of Chief Digital Transformation Officer. In this role, Iyer serves as single point of accountability for company-wide, end-to-end operations, systems and tools. In addition, he is responsible for driving collaboration across multiple functions and accelerating the company’s SaaS transformation and M&A integration. From December 2016 to August 2018, he also held the role of chief information officer for Dell Technologies, and from August 2018 to July 2019, he held responsibility of general manager, Edge/IoT for Dell Technologies.
A respected industry veteran, Iyer has more than 25 years of experience in executing and driving change in traditional Fortune 100 manufacturing companies and Silicon Valley-based high technology firms. Prior to joining VMware, Iyer served as senior vice president and chief information officer at Juniper Networks, where he was responsible for the company’s technology and business operations, which included critical services around business transformation, global business services, IT and real estate, and workplace services. Before joining Juniper Networks, he served as chief information officer at Honeywell, and chief information officer at GlaxoSmithKline Beecham for consumer healthcare research and development, where he was also the company’s e-commerce leader. Iyer holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Annamalai University in India and a master’s degree in computer science from Florida Institute of Technology.