Italian, born 1958
Maurizio Carli served as strategy advisor to VMware until July 2020, a position he has held since stepping down as Executive Vice President, Worldwide Sales and Services for VMware early in 2020. Prior to this global role, Maurizio served as Corporate Senior Vice President and General Manager for two of VMware’s three sales regions between 2008 and 2015. He was Senior Vice President and General Manager, EMEA at Business Objects prior to joining VMware. In his early career, Maurizio served in a number of leadership positions in sales, marketing, and global strategy at IBM between 1984 and 2002.
Maurizio currently serves as an independent Chairman for Board International and as an independent board member of Telecom Italia. He previously served as an independent board member for Blue Prism in 2021, Telecity Group from 2011 to 2016 and as a board member for the newly-launched European Software Association from 2005 to 2006.
Maurizio holds a Bachelor of Science in Electronic Engineering from Politecnico di Milano, Italy, where he graduated with honors.