SINGAPORE, July 01, 2022 – VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a leading innovator in enterprise software, today announced the appointment of Stephen Robinson as the Partner and Commercial Business Leader for Southeast Asia and Korea (SEAK). With a strong background in sales management and business development in the enterprise and commercial IT space, Stephen is well-placed to work closely with customers and partners in the region to help them optimize their cloud transformation journeys and lead the SEAK region into a new chapter of growth.
“Stephen brings a unique blend of leadership and industry experience to the team through his numerous years of experience and we are confident that his sales prowess will take the VMware’s channel partner ecosystem to a new zenith of success,” said Paul Simos, vice president and managing director, Southeast Asia and Korea, VMware.
Stephen joined VMware in 2021 as Director for Multi-Cloud for SEAK during which he was tasked to increase adoption of VMware multi-cloud solutions as well as to accelerate their deployments and consumption by customers in close association with the sales leader and the multi-cloud and service partners. In this new position, Stephen will be working closely with distributors, solution providers, Global Partners, Global/Local System integrators, and VMware cloud providers to further develop and strengthen the company’s partner strategy and channel programs alongside driving digital transformation and growth with VMware’s Commercial customer segment.
Prior to joining VMware, he was the APAC Head of Sales, Information Management Systems at Collins Airspace where he overlooked servicing the IT and digital transformation needs of airports and airlines in the region. Previously to this he was at BT for 18 years in numerous channel and sales leadership roles. Stephen has a proven history of delivering results in IT Managed Services with over twelve years of experience in the enterprise IT space in Asia.
“Supporting and growing along with the partner community is crucial to the success of VMware as we help customers with their digital transformation,” said Stephen. “I look forward to adding more value to the ecosystem by working closely with the partners to deliver best-in-class solutions and experiences to our customers in the region.”
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