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Harmen Van der Linde

Harmen Van der Linde

    Senior Director at VMware’s Office of the CTO VMWare

Harmen van der Linde is senior director at VMware’s Office of the CTO and focused on multi-cloud and observability. Before VMware, Harmen was the director and global head of Citigroup’s Monitoring and Logging organization. In this role, he led several observability projects focused on Kubernetes monitoring, bridging the gap between application development and IT infrastructure operations. Before Citi, Harmen worked at Cisco and AT&T in various leadership roles, focused on product management and network operations planning. Harmen has an MBA in Economics and Finance from Stern NYU and an M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Twente University

Prior to Cisco, Harmen worked at AT&T for 6 years where he was a district manager leading the team responsible for network management and operations planning for AT&T’s global business services network infrastructure. Before joining AT&T, Harmen worked at Bellcore for 4 years where he was a consultant focusing on network and operations management.

Harmen has an MBA in Economics and Finance from Stern NYU and an M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Twente University in the Netherlands. He is currently based in New York City.