Joseph M. Tucci, Co-Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Co-Chairman
Our founder, Co-CEO and Co-Chairman Joseph M. Tucci was chief executive officer, chairman of the board of directors and president of EMC from 2001, 2006 and 2014, respectively, until September 2016 when Dell acquired EMC. At that time, Mr. Tucci became an advisor to Dell’s founder, Michael Dell, and its board of directors. Mr. Tucci led EMC through a revitalization, transforming EMC’s business model from what had been a near-exclusive focus on high-end storage platforms into a federation of businesses that grew to include EMC, VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), Pivotal Software, Inc., RSA Security LLC, VCE and Virtustream, Inc. Following the technology sector’s bust in 2001 − 2002, EMC’s revenues grew from $5.4 billion in 2002 to $24.7 billion in 2015. Acknowledging EMC’s success under Mr. Tucci’s leadership, Barron’s named him one of the 30 best chief executive officers in 2011 and 2012.
In 2015, his final full year at EMC, EMC was named one of the world’s top 10 multinational workplaces out of 700 multinational companies surveyed by the Great Place to Work Institute, Inc. With Mr. Tucci setting strategy, EMC amassed a track record of successful acquisitions and partnerships to expand its technology portfolio enter new market segments and enlarge the company’s addressable market opportunity. Mr. Tucci expanded the company’s marketplace beyond large enterprises to commercial and small-medium businesses, broadened the company’s industry alliances, and established new selling, partnership and distribution channels.
Mr. Tucci strengthened EMC’s management team with the integration of executives from other major technology companies. And Mr. Tucci championed EMC’s commitment to the total customer experience, to provide quality, service, innovation and interaction. Mr. Tucci served as chairman of the board of directors of VMware from 2007 to 2016 and as a member of the board of directors of Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ: PAYX) since 2000.
Harry L. You, President, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Director
Our founder, President, CFO and Director Harry L. You served as the executive vice president of EMC in the office of the chairman from 2008 to 2016. Mr. You joined EMC in 2008 to oversee corporate strategy and new business development, which included mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and venture capital activity.
Mr. You was a director of Korn/Ferry International, a global executive recruiting company, from 2006 through 2016 and has been a trustee of the U.S. Olympic Committee Foundation since August 2016. Mr. You was chief executive officer of BearingPoint, a leading IT and management consultancy from 2005 to 2007. He also served as BearingPoint’s interim CFO from 2005 to 2006. From 2004 to 2005, Mr. You served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL), or Oracle, helping begin Oracle’s acquisition run with the takeovers of Peoplesoft, Inc. and Retek in 2005, and was also a member of the board of directors of Oracle Japan.
From 2001 to 2004, Mr. You served as CFO of Accenture, helping take the company public and leading the company to 35% annual free cash flow growth during his tenure. Mr. You also previously spent fourteen years on Wall Street, including serving as a managing director in the Investment Banking Division of Morgan Stanley, where he headed the Computer and Business Services Group. Mr. You was a #1 ranked chief financial officer by Institutional Investor in the Computer Services & IT Consulting sector in 2004.