David Goulden is chief executive officer of EMC Information Infrastructure, one of the businesses in the EMC federation that also includes VMware and Pivotal. David is a 12-year EMC veteran, who has operated as EMC’s chief financial officer for seven years and has held full responsibility for EMC’s Information Infrastructure Business Units, Sales and Customer Operations, Services, Marketing, and G&A functions since July 2012. His 34-year career in the IT industry includes experience as a general manager with P&L responsibility for global businesses and as a leader of EMC global sales, services, marketing, and business development. In 2012, The Wall Street Journal named David one of the 25 Best CFOs. He has been a key leader in making M&A a core competency at EMC, by playing a major role in more than 70 acquisitions since 2003 as well as business model innovations such as the corporate structure of EMC majority-owned VMware and the formation of VCE, EMC’s joint venture with Cisco, supported by investments from VMware and Intel.