Zane Rowe Company: VMWare

Zane Rowe

Finalist for Public Company – Large

Zane C. Rowe serves as executive vice president and chief financial officer of VMware and is responsible for the company’s overall finance and accounting functions, as well as business operations, investor relations and strategic sourcing. Zane also leads the Real Estate and Workplace organization, which manages over 100 VMware sites worldwide. Prior to joining VMware, Zane held the role of executive vice president and chief financial officer at EMC. Zane has spent over 20 years in executive roles at a variety of multinational corporations spanning multiple industries. Prior to his role at EMC, Zane led North America sales for Apple Inc., where he was responsible for the consumer channel as well as the enterprise and education segments. Zane began his executive career in the airline industry, initially at Continental Airlines where he rose to executive vice president and chief financial officer, then as executive vice president and chief financial officer of United Continental Holdings, Inc. Zane holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and a Master of Business Administration degree from San Diego State University. He currently serves on the boards of Sabre Corporation and Pivotal Corporation, and is a member of the Board of Trustees for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University