VMware Veteran CTO Exits for VC Firm

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http://www.thevarguy.com – 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. He was largely regarded as VMware’s prominent evangelist, playing a central role in the creation and development of virtualization technology. And, in his 11 years at VMware, he is credited with constructing a top-flight engineering organizati (IT news)