VMware has announced the appointment of its new Senior Director of Technology for its Australia and New Zealand arm – Mr Sean Kopelke. The newly appointed Senior Director of Technology will be bringing his experience of more than 20 years in enterprise technology to VMware ANZ.

He will be joining the software company straight out of Microsoft where he was a Technical Director and led teams across the APAC and Australia regions.

Sean Kopelke, his experience & responsibilities at VMware

In his technological experience spanning over 2 decades, Sean stepped into senior roles at Zscaler, Riverbed Technology, Symantec and FireEye.

At VMware ANZ,  Kopelke’s responsibilities include representing the company’s technology to partners and customers and leading its Systems Engineers (SE) as well as SE Managers in customer engagement while partnering with Senior Sales Leaders to develop and enhance technology strategies for customers.

Brad Anderson, VMware ANZ Managing Director says Kopelke brings deep experience and expertise while leading tech teams to the local arm of the “virtualization specialist”. As organizations adapt to challenging times, Kopelke’s cloud, emerging technologies and security expertise will provide the customers of VMware significant value as they make crucial decisions on digital strategies to be prepared for the future, Anderson adds.

About software company VMware ANZ

VMware is a US-based cloud tech software vendor. In essence, VMware ANZ helps its clients accelerate their cloud journeys, transform their security and networking technologies and empower workspaces by helping in making them digital.

The company has been offering robust and proficient products across healthcare, banking, retail, telecommunications, transportation and manufacturing industries. The company also offers innovative AI, edge computing, blockchain, Kubernetes and machine learning solutions.

According to the BCG, Australia’s cloud computing services market size is expected to grow to $11 billion by 2023 [1]. The deep expertise of Sean in cloud and security will act as an imperative asset to the company to increase its overall revenue as well as market share.


[1] Boston Consulting Group (2019) “Australia’s cloud market size to boom to $11 billion by 2023” [Online] Available from: https://www.consultancy.com.au/news/1426/australias-cloud-market-size-to-boom-to-11-billion-by-2023 [Accessed October 2020]

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