VMware CIO Tony Scott Joins Board of Advisors at Continuum

Posted by Continuum Staff

Jul 22 2014

Backed by 35 Years of IT Services Experience, Tony Scott to Help Drive Long-Term Managed IT Services Growth; Speaking at Navigate 2014 User Conference – September 21-23, 2014 – Boston

BOSTON – July 22, 2014Continuum®, the industry's only channel-exclusive provider of fully integrated managed IT services solutions, has welcomed Tony Scott, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at VMware to its Board of Advisors. Tony is backed by more than 35 years of renowned leadership and management experience in IT services as the CIO of such legendary companies as VMware, Microsoft, The Walt Disney Company and General Motors Corporation. He is also a confirmed speaker at Navigate 2014, Continuum’s first user conference, Sunday, September 21 – Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at the Seaport Hotel in Boston. 

“We are very fortunate to have the leadership caliber of Tony on our Board of Advisors, as he understands the enormous potential in both the Continuum service delivery model as well as the increasing managed IT services market,” said Michael George, CEO at Continuum. “His expertise will help Continuum expand its managed IT services provider business to the IT services industry as well as support our resellers and partners in expanding their businesses. Tony’s experience will make him an invaluable speaker for our MSP partners at Navigate 2014.”

Tony held the top IT spot as CIO of Microsoft, overseeing all aspects of the company’s information technology organization and enterprise digital supply chain. He was CIO at The Walt Disney Company, responsible for corporate and companywide shared service functions, including enterprise-wide application development and support. Tony served as the CTO of Information Systems & Services at General Motors Corporation. He currently leads the global information technology group at VMware, the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, helping the company meet the IT needs of more than 500,000 customers. He was inducted as a member of CIO Magazine’s CIO Hall of Fame in 2009.

“I’m excited to assist Continuum on its path to delivering a unified and integrated managed services experience, while providing extraordinary support to its partners around the world,” said Tony Scott.

Tony holds a bachelor's degree in information systems management from the University of San Francisco and a Juris Doctorate with a concentration in Intellectual Property, International Law from Santa Clara University. 

To register for Navigate 2014 or for more information, visit: http://www.continuum.net/navigate/. The conference fee is $549. For the latest updates on Navigate 2014, follow #nav14 on Twitter.

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