Mark Thurmond is the Senior Vice President, Global Sales of VCE, and is a member of the CEO’s Senior Leadership Team.
As SVP, Global Sales, Mark is responsible for all aspects of VCE’s Sales organization from strategy, go-to-market, channels, to executing against the revenue goals of the company. Additionally, Mark leads the critically important effort in collaborating for success across the broader EMC Federation.
Prior to joining VCE, he most recently was the Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales for RSA, the Security Division of EMC, where he was responsible for the division’s go-to-market strategies and execution, and achieving RSA’s revenue goals.
Mark has an extensive background and was instrumental to the growth of other key areas of EMC. Specifically, he held numerous executive positions, notably as Vice President of EMC’s Back-up, Recovery and Archiving (BURA) Sales, and Vice President & Co-General Manager of the Centera Business unit where he had responsibility for Worldwide Sales, Channels and ISV relationships.
Prior to EMC, he worked for Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC), a leading provider of product life cycle management software solutions. Mark held numerous executive sales management positions throughout the US, Europe and Asia, and helped drive the company’s revenue from $300 million to $1 billion while he was there.
Mark has over 18 years of experience in the high tech industry, a proven track record of transforming sales organizations.
Mark holds a BA in Psychology from Hofstra University.