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Joseph Tucci

Chairman and CEO, EMC Corporation

Joe Tucci is Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of EMC Corporation. Joe has been EMC’s Chairman since January 2006 and President and CEO since January 2001, one year after he joined the company as President and Chief Operating Officer. He is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of VMware Corporation. Joe has led EMC through a period of dramatic revitalization, continued market share gains, and sustained double-digit growth. He has transformed EMC’s business model from what was a near-exclusive focus on high-end storage platforms. In 2011, Joe oversaw the most aggressive new product introduction cycle in the company’s history. Since 2003, he has spearheaded the investment of more than $14 billion in strategic acquisitions to fill out EMC’s product portfolio, enter new market segments, and expand the company’s addressable market opportunity.  Acknowledging EMC’s rejuvenation under Joe’s leadership, Barron’s named him one of the world’s Best CEOs in 2011. Before joining EMC, Joe directed the financial and operational rebirth of Wang Global during six years as its Chairman and CEO. At Wang, he guided the company through a rapid and successful emergence from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and transformed the company from a midrange computer manufacturer into a worldwide leader in networked technology services and solutions. Under his leadership, Wang acquired and integrated ten companies from 1995 through 1999, and its market capitalization more than tripled. In June 1999, Wang was acquired by Getronics NV. Prior to joining Wang in 1990, Joe was President of U.S. Information Systems for Unisys Corporation, a position he assumed after the 1986 merger of Sperry and Burroughs that created Unisys.