Reza Malekzadeh re-joined VMware in June 2007 following its acquisition of Akimbi Systems. He had previously been employee #10 at the company, fulfilling the role of Director of Marketing from 1998 to 2002.
In his current role, Reza is responsible for all marketing functions in the EMEA region. Those include product marketing, partner marketing, field marketing, corporate marketing and marketing communications.
Prior to joining VMware, Reza was Vice President for International business at Akimbi Systems where he drove significant international growth, including sales, marketing and channel operations. Before working at Akimbi, Reza co-founded Twingo Systems, which he successfully sold to Cisco Systems in 2004.
Reza has done many channel engagement programs, launches and has been speaker for various Virtualization & Business forums around the globe. Reza holds an MBA in Marketing and Business Strategy from HEC in