Bruce Davie

Bruce Davie

Vice President & CTO, APJ
VMware

Bruce Davie is the Vice President and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of the Asia Pacific and Japan business. Bruce leads VMware’s APJ technical and engineering community, driving strategic customer engagement, technical innovation and product quality to enable digital transformation.

Bruce has over 25 years of experience in the IT industry. Prior to his current role, he was the CTO for Networking at VMware, and a Principal Engineer in the Networking and Security BU. Bruce joined VMware as part of the Nicira acquisition in 2012.

Having led the global networking technology team, Bruce has rich experience as a leader, innovator and technologist. He was a Cisco Fellow prior to joining Nicira. At Cisco, he worked closely with leading service providers to enhance the capabilities of their networks. Bruce led the team that developed multi-protocol label switching (MPLS) and contributed to the standards on IP quality of service. He has written over a dozen Internet RFCs and several networking textbooks, taught networking classes at M.I.T., and holds 30 U.S. patents. Bruce received his Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Edinburgh in 1988 and is an ACM Fellow. He is originally from Melbourne, Australia and holds a B.E. from Melbourne University.