EMC Shuffles Channel Executives, Adding Accenture Veteran

By Jessica Davis  |  Posted 2010-03-04 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Accenture veteran Terry Breen has joined EMC as senior vice president of strategic alliances, a role in which he will head up EMC's go-to-market initiatives with systems integrators, outsourcers and service providers.

EMC has reshuffled its channel executives, adding Accenture veteran Terry Breen to oversee the company’s go-to-market initiatives with its systems integrators, outsourcers and service providers.

EMC has confirmed that Pete Koliopoulos, who has served as EMC channel chief since 2006, is moving over to run channel programs related to the Vblock coalition, which is made up of EMC, VMware and Cisco.

Breen will serve as the senior vice president of strategic alliances at EMC, reporting to Bill Teuber, vice chairman at EMC. In this role, Breen will align with EMC’s technology integration and channel distribution alliance teams, the company said in a statement.

Breen, who is 50 years old, most recently served as global managing partner of Accenture's Electronics and High Tech Industry Practice and was a member of the Accenture Global Leadership Council.

"Sustained and aggressive investment in strategic alliances is essential as EMC  helps customers build out their next-generation, fully virtualized data centers along their journey to private cloud computing," said Teuber, in a statement.

"To accelerate this initiative, we're fortunate to welcome a proven senior leader of Terry's caliber and experience. Having known Terry for many years through his consulting engagements with EMC across a variety of large-scale projects, I've seen firsthand the value he delivers through his deep and broad IT industry knowledge and substantial international experience."     


 
 
 
 
Jessica Davis covers the channel for eWeek and Channel Insider. Her technology journalism career began well before anyone heard of the World Wide Web and has included stints at Infoworld, Electronic News/EDN, and the Philadelphia Business Journal. Her work has also appeared on CNN and Forbes.com. She has covered hardware, software and networking, as well as the business side of technology. She has won several journalism awards, including a national ASBPE award for best staff-written column, and was named Marketing Computers hardest working tech journalist on their inaugural list of top tech journalists. Jessica can be reached at jessica.davis@ziffdavisenterprise.com
 
 
 
 
 
























 
 
 
 
 
 

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