TOP 100 GLOBAL SALES LEADERS 2021
Executive Vice President, Worldwide Sales at VMware
When Brulard joined VMware in 2009, he brought decades of experience with some of tech’s biggest players, including IBM, Sun Microsystems, and Unisys. He’s a pro at managing sales on a global scale — worldwide sales and channel, and pre- and post-sales engineering are all under his purview. In his prior role as Vice President of VMware’s southern region, EMEA, he scaled complex, multi-billion-dollar businesses while supporting sales and marketing operations. When he moved into his Executive Vice President role, his predecessor said, “Having worked with Jean-Pierre Brulard over my entire tenure at VMware, I have tremendous confidence in his ability to lead VMware’s global sales team.” Brulard is known for his ability to attract, nurture, and retain top talent, with a focus on diversity and inclusion, and for his knack for building and leading high-impact, successful teams.