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Avon Puri

Avon Puri

  • Vice President, Business IT
  • VMware

Avon Puri is a results driven leader with extensive experience in developing IT solutions aligned with business goals.  Avon has been an IT executive at VMWare for the past 6 years and is currently Vice President of Business IT.

VMware is one of the fastest growing software companies and is the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions for today’s new cloud era.  Avon is responsible for providing enterprise applications and infrastructure to transform and enable VMware’s continued growth to a $10B business.  Avon manages a team that has responsibility for the DevOps of all business IT programs as well as maintenance and support for the Enterprise Applications and Platforms. Avon has a strong track record and reputation of delivering a large portfolio of integrated projects on time, on budget and with very high quality. Avon is a veteran of the IT industry with over 20+ years of experience.

Prior to his role at VMware, Avon ran IT for Sales and Marketing at Franklin Templeton Investments where he was focused on designing and maintaining applications to drive Field Sales, Internal Sales and Global Client Marketing.  Prior to that Avon’s was a Senior Manager within Deloitte Consulting and IT specialist for HP and IBM. Avon was recognized as ‘Premiere 100’ technology leader for 2016 by Computerworld.