VMware has elected technology executive, Ken Denman, to the company’s board of directors, VMware reported on Tuesday. On the board, Denman will provide his expertise and leadership experience gained from serving in the technology sector.
“Ken is an experienced technologist and corporate director with deep roots in software, mobile and AI technologies. We are looking forward to his contributions and having him partner with us and the executive team as we work together to take advantage of the strategic opportunities ahead,” said Paul Sagan, lead director and board chair of the Compensation and Corporate Governance Committee.
He currently functions as a venture partner at Sway Ventures. Denman previously served as co-founder, president and chief executive officer of Emotient, which was acquired by Apple in 2016. Denman also served as chief executive officer of Openwave Systems and as chairman and CEO of iPass.
In addition, Denman is a visiting professor with the University of Washington's Foster School of Business. He also serves on the Boards of the Foster School and the University of Washington Foundation.
“I am thrilled with the appointment to the VMware board,” said Denman. “VMware is a proven market leader that is continuing to evolve and is committed to helping its customers transform in these unprecedented times. I am pleased to join the team and contribute.”