Joel Schwartz is Senior Vice President and General Manager, Global New Business Development at EMC Corporation. With 2012 revenues of $21.7 billion, and approximately 60,000 employees worldwide, EMC is the world’s leading developer and provider of information infrastructure technology and solutions that enable organizations of all sizes to transform the way they compete and create value from their information.
Mr. Schwartz is responsible for the overall strategic direction of EMC’s New Business activities around the world. In his global role, he initiated EMC’s R&D efforts in Brazil, Russia, India, China, Singapore and Mexico as well as numerous investments/acquisitions in Israeli companies and joint ventures in China. Included in his responsibilities is EMC’s joint venture with Lenovo Corporation.
Mr. Schwartz joined EMC in 1999 from Data General Corporation where he served as the Senior Vice President and General Manager of the CLARiiON Division as well as Vice President, Worldwide Sales and Marketing. At EMC, under Mr. Schwartz, annual sales for the CLARiiON Division grew from $500M to $2B in five years. Mr. Schwartz was also the senior EMC executive responsible for the Dell/EMC relationship.
Mr. Schwartz is a member of the Board of Directors of LifeImage, an early stage, Boston-based company providing cloud-based solutions for sharing patients’ medical images. Mr. Schwartz holds a BSEE and MSEE from Case Western Reserve University and also attended the Executive Management Program at Stanford University.