Longtime VMware (VMW) executive Jerry Chen has joined the Greylock venture capital firm as a partner focusing on cloud and application infrastructure and new enterprise applications.
VMware (NYSE: VMW) veteran chief technology officer (CTO) Steve Herrod, a key driver of the vendor’s virtualization portfolio who joined the company in 2001, has resigned to join the venture capital firm General Catalyst Partners as a managing director.
For VMware, there’s no nice and easy way to say that Herrod’s departure is a serious blow.
Sutter Hill Ventures has added two new directors from Twitter and Juniper Networks — a move that speaks to the next big focus in investment — enterprise IT and its integration with consumer technologies.
Stefan Dyckerhoff joins Sutter from Juniper Network Systems where he worked as executive vice president of the company’s platform systems division.