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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Dell

52 2016 Chairman of the Board

Patrick Gelsinger

55 2012 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Zane Rowe

46 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Maurizio Carli

58 2016 Executive Vice President - Worldwide Sales

Amy Olli

2017 Senior Vice President, General Counsel

S. Dawn Smith

53 2016 Senior Vice President, Secretary, Chief Legal Officer

Claire Dixon

2017 Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer

Sanjay Poonen

47 2016 Chief Operating Officer - Customer Operations

Rangarajan Raghuram

54 2016 Chief Operating Officer - Products and Cloud Services

Rajiv Ramaswami

51 2016 Chief Operating Officer - Products and Cloud Services

Paul Sagan

58 2015 Lead Independent Director

Egon Durban

43 2016 Director

Paul Maritz

62 2012 Director

Anthony Bates

49 2016 Independent Director

Michael Brown

71 2007 Independent Director

Donald Carty

70 2015 Independent Director

Karen Dykstra

58 2016 Independent Director

Sandra Kerrigan

Senior Manager- Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Dell

Mr. Michael S. Dell serves as Chairman of the Board of the Company. He has served as a director and Chairman of the Board (“Chairman”) of VMware since September 2016 when Dell, a provider of scalable IT systems, acquired EMC, VMware’s parent company (the “Dell Acquisition”). Mr. Dell serves as Chairman and CEO of Dell. Mr. Dell has held the title of Chairman of Dell Inc. since he founded the company in 1984. Mr. Dell also served as CEO of Dell Inc. from 1984 until July 2004 and resumed that role in January 2007. In 1998, Mr. Dell formed MSD Capital, L.P. for the purpose of managing his and his family’s investments, and, in 1999, he and his wife established the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation to provide philanthropic support to a variety of global causes. Mr. Dell also serves as a director and non-executive Chairman of the board of SecureWorks Corp., a majority owned subsidiary of Dell.

Patrick Gelsinger

Mr. Patrick P. Gelsinger is Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Prior to joining VMware, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer, EMC Information Infrastructure Products at EMC, from September 2009 to August 2012. Mr. Gelsinger joined EMC from Intel Corporation, a designer and manufacturer of advanced integrated digital technology platforms, where he was Senior Vice President and Co-General Manager of Intel Corporation’s Digital Enterprise Group from 2005 to September 2009 and served as Intel’s Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer from 2002 to 2005. Prior to this, Mr. Gelsinger led Intel’s Desktop Products Group.

Zane Rowe

Mr. Zane C. Rowe is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Prior to joining VMware, he was EMC’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from October 2014 until February 2016. Prior to joining EMC, Mr. Rowe was Vice President of North American Sales of Apple Inc., a technology company that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, online services, and personal computers, from May 2012 until May 2014. He was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of United Continental Holdings, Inc., an airline holdings company, from October 2010 until April 2012, and was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Continental Airlines from August 2008 to September 2010. Mr. Rowe joined Continental in 1993. Mr. Rowe currently serves on the boards of Sabre Corporation and Pivotal Software, Inc., an indirect majority-owned subsidiary of VMware’s parent company, Dell Technologies, and in which VMware has an ownership interest.

Maurizio Carli

Mr. Maurizio Carli is Executive Vice President - Worldwide Sales of the Company. He previously served as VMware’s Corporate Senior Vice President and General Manager, Americas from April 2015 to March 2016, and as Senior Vice President and General Manager, EMEA from December 2008 to April 2015. Before joining VMware, Mr. Carli held executive sales management positions at Google Inc., an internet search and advertising company, where he served as Managing Director, Enterprise Business, EMEA from June 2008 to November 2008; Business Objects S.A., a provider of business intelligence solutions, where he served as Senior Vice President & General Manager, EMEA from December 2002 to December 2007; and at International Business Machines Corporation, a provider of integrated business solutions, where he spent 19 years, from 1984 to 2002, serving in a variety of sales, marketing and leadership positions, including Vice President Software Group from 2000 to 2002 and General Manager and Vice President Tivoli EMEA from 1998 to 2000.

Amy Olli

Ms. Amy Fliegelman Olli has been appointed as Senior Vice President, General Counsel of the Company, with effective August 28, 2017. Olli has more than 20 years of legal experience, with most of it focused in the enterprise technology sector. She joins VMware from Avaya, where she served as senior vice president and general counsel, leading the Avaya Law and Global Contracting organization. Prior to Avaya, Olli held a similar position at CA Technologies. She spent the formative part of her career at IBM Corporation.

S. Dawn Smith

Ms. S. Dawn Smith is Senior Vice President, Secretary, Chief Legal Officer of the company. She joined VMware as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary in September 2009, and she served as Chief Compliance Officer from August 2010 through January 2017. Prior to joining VMware, Ms. Smith was a partner at Morrison & Foerster LLP, a law firm. Prior to joining Morrison & Foerster LLP, she was an attorney at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati P.C.

Claire Dixon

Ms. Claire Dixon has been appointed as Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer of the Company, with effective from July 10, 2017. Dixon is a seasoned senior global communications leader with a strong track record of successfully driving change with globally recognized brands. She joins VMware from eBay, where she was vice president, Global Communications, leading global external communications including media, executive communications and thought-leadership, consumer PR and eBay's corporate content, digital and social channels. At eBay, Dixon fought a high-profile proxy battle with activist investor Carl Icahn and led global communications around a significant cyber-attack, before going on to announce and manage communications for the spin-out of PayPal from eBay. She was also responsible for eBay's Global Impact comprising Corporate Responsibility, eBay for Charity and the eBay Foundation. Before joining eBay, Dixon led UK and then European communications at the consumer products division of global healthcare company GlaxoSmithKline, based in London. Prior to GSK, Claire held communications roles at consumer products giant Unilever and global PR agency Weber Shandwick.

Sanjay Poonen

Mr. Sanjay Poonen serves as Chief Operating Officer - Customer Operations of the Company. Prior to that he served as Executive Vice President and General Manager, End-User Computing, Head of Global Marketing from April 2016 to October 2016. He joined VMware as Executive Vice President and General Manager, End-User Computing in August 2013. Prior to joining VMware, he spent more than seven years at SAP AG, an enterprise application software and services company, serving as President and Corporate Officer of Platform Solutions and the Mobile Division from April 2012 to July 2013, prior to that as President of Global Solutions from November 2010 to March 2012, as Executive Vice President of Performance Optimization Apps from June 2008 to September 2009 and Senior Vice President of Analytics from April 2006 to May 2008. Mr. Poonen's over 20 years of technology industry experience also includes executive-level positions with Symantec and Veritas, and product management and engineering positions with Alphablox Corporation, Apple, Inc. and Microsoft Corporation.

Rangarajan Raghuram

Mr. Rangarajan Raghuram serves as Chief Operating Officer - Products and Cloud Services of the Company. Prior to that he served as Executive Vice President, Software-Defined Data Center Division from April 2012 to October 2016. Mr. Raghuram joined VMware in 2003 and has held multiple product management and marketing roles. Mr. Raghuram served as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Cloud Infrastructure and Management, Virtualization and Cloud Platforms, and Enterprise Products from December 2009 through March 2012. Mr. Raghuram previously served as Vice President of VMware's Server Business Unit and of Product and Solutions Marketing from September 2003 through December 2009. Prior to VMware, Mr. Raghuram held product management and marketing roles at Netscape Communications Corporation and Bang Networks, Inc.

Rajiv Ramaswami

Dr. Rajiv Ramaswami, Ph.D. is Chief Operating Officer - Products and Cloud Services of the company. Prior to that he served as Executive Vice President, Software-Defined Data Center Division from April 2012 to October 2016. Mr. Raghuram joined VMware in 2003 and has held multiple product management and marketing roles. Mr. Raghuram served as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Cloud Infrastructure and Management, Virtualization and Cloud Platforms, and Enterprise Products from December 2009 through March 2012. Mr. Raghuram previously served as Vice President of VMware's Server Business Unit and of Product and Solutions Marketing from September 2003 through December 2009. Prior to VMware, Mr. Raghuram held product management and marketing roles at Netscape Communications Corporation and Bang Networks, Inc.

Paul Sagan

Mr. Paul L. Sagan serves as Lead Independent Director of the Company. He has served as a director of VMware since April 2014 and was elected VMware’s Lead Director in February 2015. Mr. Sagan was a director of EMC from December 2007 until the Dell Acquisition in September 2016. Mr. Sagan has been an Executive In Residence (XIR) at General Catalyst Partners, a venture capital firm, since January 2014. From April 2005 to January 2013, Mr. Sagan served as CEO of Akamai Technologies, Inc., a provider of services for accelerating the delivery of content and applications over the Internet, and was President from May 1999 to September 2010 and from October 2011 to December 2012. Mr. Sagan joined Akamai in October 1998 as Vice President and COO. In December 2010, President Barack Obama appointed Mr. Sagan as a member of the President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee. From July 1997 to August 1998, Mr. Sagan was Senior Advisor to the World Economic Forum. Previously, Mr. Sagan held senior executive positions at global media and entertainment companies Time Warner Cable and Time Inc., affiliates of Time Warner, Inc., as well as at CBS, Inc. Mr. Sagan is currently a director of Akamai.

Egon Durban

Mr. Egon P. Durban serves as Director of the Company. He has served as a director of VMware since the Dell Acquisition in September 2016. Mr. Durban has been a member of the boards of directors of Dell and Dell Inc. since the closing of Dell Inc.’s going-private transaction in October 2013. Mr. Durban is a Managing Partner and Managing Director of Silver Lake, a global private equity firm. Mr. Durban joined Silver Lake in 1999 as a founding principal. Mr. Durban also serves on the board of directors of Motorola Solutions, Inc., Pivotal Software, Inc., an indirect majority owned subsidiary of Dell in which VMware has an ownership interest (“Pivotal”), and SecureWorks Corp., a majority owned subsidiary of Dell.

Paul Maritz

Mr. Paul A. Maritz is Director of the Company. He has served as a director of VMware since July 2008 when he joined VMware as CEO. Mr. Maritz was VMware’s CEO from July 2008 through August 2012 and President from July 2008 to January 2011. Mr. Maritz is currently the Executive Chairman of Pivotal. Mr. Maritz served as Pivotal’s CEO from April 2013 through August 2015. From September 2012 through March 2013, Mr. Maritz served as Chief Strategist at EMC. Prior to joining VMware, he was President of EMC’s Cloud Infrastructure and Services Division after EMC acquired Pi Corporation in February 2008. Mr. Maritz was a founder of Pi, a software company focused on building cloud-based solutions, and served as its CEO. Before founding Pi, Mr. Maritz spent 14 years working at Microsoft Corporation, where he served as a member of the five-person Executive Committee that managed the company. As Vice President of the Platform Strategy and Developer Group, among other roles, at Microsoft, he oversaw the development and marketing of System Software Products (including Windows 95, Windows NT, and Windows 2000), Development Tools (Visual Studio) and Database Products (SQL Server) and the complete Office and Exchange Product Lines. Prior to Microsoft, Mr. Maritz spent five years working at Intel Corporation as a software and tools developer.

Anthony Bates

Mr. Anthony John Bates is Independent Director of the Company. He has served as a director of VMware since February 2016. From June 2014 until December 2016, Mr. Bates served as President of GoPro, Inc., a maker of video and photo capture devices. From June 2013 until March 2014, Mr. Bates was Executive Vice President, Business Development and Evangelism of Microsoft Corporation, a software company. Mr. Bates was Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) of Skype Inc. from October 2010 until its acquisition by Microsoft in 2011, subsequent to which Mr. Bates served as President of Microsoft’s Skype Division until June 2013. From 1996 to October 2010, Mr. Bates served in various roles at Cisco Systems, Inc., most recently as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Enterprise, Commercial and Small Business. Mr. Bates currently serves on the board of directors of GoPro and eBay Inc.

Michael Brown

Mr. Michael W. Brown serves as Independent Director of the Company. He has served as a director of VMware since April 2007. Mr. Brown was a director of EMC from August 2005 until May 2016. From August 1994 until his retirement in July 1997, Mr. Brown served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) of Microsoft Corporation. He was Vice President, Finance of Microsoft from April 1993 to August 1994. He joined Microsoft in December 1989. After retiring from Microsoft, Mr. Brown served as Chair of the board of directors of the NASDAQ Stock Market and as a past governor of the National Association of Securities Dealers. Prior to joining Microsoft, Mr. Brown spent 18 years with Deloitte & Touche LLP in various positions. Mr. Brown is currently a director of Insperity, Inc., where he serves on the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and the Compensation Committee. He is also a director of Stifel Financial Corp, where he serves on the Audit Committee.

Donald Carty

Mr. Donald J. Carty is Independent Director of the Company. He is also a member of the EMC board of directors, on which he has served since January 2015. Mr. Carty is chair of EMC’s Finance Committee and a member of EMC’s Audit Committee and its Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee. He served as Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer of Dell Inc. from January 2007 to June 2008, and as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AMR Corporation and American Airlines from May 1998 to April 2003. Mr. Carty is also Chairman of Virgin America Inc. (where he is Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and a member of the Audit Committee), and is a director of Canadian National Railway Company (where he is Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee, the Environment, Safety and Security Committee, the Human Resources and Compensation Committee, and the Strategic Planning Committee).

Karen Dykstra

Ms. Karen E. Dykstra is Independent Director of the Company. She has served as a director of VMware since March 2016. Ms. Dykstra served as CFO and Administrative Officer of AOL, Inc., a global media technology company, from November 2013 until July 2015, and as Executive Vice President and CFO of AOL from September 2012 until November 2013. Ms. Dykstra served on the board of directors of AOL from 2009 until September 2012. From January 2007 until December 2010, Ms. Dykstra was a Partner of Plainfield Asset Management LLC (“Plainfield”), an asset management company, and she served as Chief Operating Officer (“COO”) and CFO of Plainfield Direct LLC, Plainfield’s business development company, from May 2006 to 2010, and as a director from 2007 to 2010. She previously spent over 25 years with Automatic Data Processing, Inc., a provider of human capital management solutions to employers, from 1981 through 2006, serving most recently as CFO from January 2003 to May 2006, and previously as Vice President – Finance, Corporate Controller and in other capacities. Ms. Dykstra is currently a director of Gartner, Inc., where she serves on the Audit Committee, and is a director of Boston Properties, Inc., where she also serves on the Audit Committee.

Sandra Kerrigan

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