Senior Cloud Provider Manager, VMware Sub Saharan Africa
Dave Funnell is the Cloud Provider Manager at VMware, Sub-Saharan Africa. In this role, he is responsible for driving growth and supporting the regional Cloud Provider programmes. This involves working in conjunction with service providers and their clients to build working multi-cloud solutions that support the agility, flexibility and workload mobility promised by the Cloud.Funnell brings nearly 20 years’ experience within the ICT sector working for some of the world's largest international vendors to his role. One of his key passions is unpacking the Cloud Provider Business’s benefits to customers, and strongly presenting the opportunities it can afford players in the telecommunications, service provider (ISP) and managed services markets. Prior to joining VMware in 2013, Dave was territory manager at BMC and also served roles at Symantec, IBM and EMC.Dave has a strong technical and sales background, providing him with skills in creative problem solving and business analysis, which he uses to help his customers deploy technology solutions that meet complex business requirements.