Bask Iyer General Information
Mr. Bask Iyer serves as Industry Verticals and Customer Transformation Officer at VMware. He served as a Board Member of Automation Anywhere. He is also an angel investor. He served as Chief Information Officer & Senior Vice President at Juniper Networks. He oversees Juniper Networks' technology and business operations that support a $4.4 billion global networking innovation company. With more than 25 years of experience in international business and IT management, Iyer has strategically applied his business and technical expertise across large global companies, using technology as a transformational catalyst and growth driver. Since joining Juniper in mid-2011, Iyer sponsored two key programs to champion enterprise IT needs and better support the business, including Juniper on Juniper and Customer #1. Iyer's role was recently expanded to include business transformation, global business services, IT, and real estate workplace services, all critical services for Juniper's long-term success. Iyer joined Juniper from Honeywell, where he served as company-wide CIO, responsible for the overall IT operations and strategy that supported 120,000 employees globally. A member of the executive leadership team, Iyer drove the IT vision, strategy, and operating plan and led the transformation program for all global functions, including IT, finance, human resources, real estate, and procurement. Previous Honeywell roles included CIO, Transportation Systems and General Manager, Asia Pacific, where Iyer lived and worked in China for 1.5 years. Earlier in his career, Iyer served as CIO at GlaxoSmithKline Beecham for consumer healthcare research and development and was the corporation's e-commerce leader. He also held senior positions at Johnson & Johnson, CTS Corporation, and ran a retail business in India. Outside of Juniper, Iyer is an active member with several organizations: Center for Corporate Innovation, Fisher Silicon Valley CIO Roundtable, Sierra Ventures CIO Board, and Silicon Valley CIO Roundtable. He recently joined Sutter Hill Ventures Customer Advisory Board. Iyer holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Annamalai University in India and a master's degree in computer science from Florida Institute of Technology. He also served as Chief Information Officer of Dell Technologies.