Biography

Scott Davis is a well-known technology executive, entrepreneur, corporate advisor and vExpert. He is EVP of Engineering & Chief Technology Officer at Embotics, an award-winning Cloud Automation and Management company where he drives product engineering, technology strategy and advanced development. He also serves on the advisory boards of Opvizor, Calgary Scientific and Infinio.Davis spent seven years at VMware, most recently as CTO of the company’s End-User Computing Business Unit where he was instrumental in building that $1B business. Scott also served as VMware’s Chief Data Center & Storage Architect. A recognized expert in virtualization, clustering, operating systems, cloud computing, file systems, storage, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), graphics protocols and mobility/EMM, Mr. Davis has held senior engineering and business management roles with both startup ventures and established industry firms. Earlier roles included President and Founder of Virtual Iron Software, which was acquired by Oracle as the core of OracleVM and VP/CTO at Mangosoft, an Internet software and storage company with pioneering peer-to-peer clustering, caching and file system products. Scott began his career at Digital Equipment Corporation where he was Technical Director for the industry-acclaimed VAXCluster and VMS Volume Shadowing products, as well as DEC’s Windows NT clustering (later sold to Microsoft as the genesis of Microsoft ‘Wolfpack’ Cluster Server). Scott holds 21 patents for clustering, storage, virtualization, container and EUC technologies and his products have won awards at Comdex, Demo, LinuxWorld and VMworld.

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