Duality of a CIO’s responsibility

It’s not about keeping the trains on time vs. implementing the hyperloop. It’s about doing both.
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Bask Iyer is an executive vice president and 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 December 2016, Bask added the responsibility of chief information officer for Dell.

A respected industry veteran, Iyer has more than 25 years of experience in executing and driving change at traditional Fortune 100 manufacturing companies and Silicon Valley high-technology companies. Prior to joining VMware, Iyer served as senior vice president and CIO 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, Iyer served as CIO at Honeywell, and as CIO 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 the Florida Institute of Technology.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Bask Iyer and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications Inc. or its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.