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Tod Nielsen is globally recognized for his combination of strategic vision and operational capabilities in software, cloud computing and big data markets. Tod most recently helped establish the Pivotal Initiative, the EMC/VMware spin-off focused on cloud computing and Big Data.

Prior to that he was with VMware, where he served as co-president of applications platform group and, earlier, as chief operating officer. Prior to the Pivotal Initiative and VMware, he served as the CEO of Borland Corporation. Earlier, he held the positions of senior vice president of marketing and global sales support for Oracle and executive vice president and chief marketing officer for BEA Systems. He is a member of the board of directors at CyrusOne Inc., MyEdu and Club Holdings LLC. Tod holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Central Washington University.

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2009
2011
Co-President, Application Platform
2005
2008
President and Chief Executive Officer
2005
2005
Senior Vice President, Marketing and Global Sales Support
2001
2004
Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President, Engineering

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