Vice President of North America Solution Provider Sales
Rich Figer is Vice President of VMware’s Worldwide Partner Sales business. In this role, he is responsible for business/strategy development, channel synergies, and sales of VMware’s largest partnerships. He is a progressive, passionate, and highly-strategic executive with 20+ years of success in build, re-build, and transformation. Rich has proven his ability to surpass revenue quotas, transform partner value models and channels, and champion fast-paced industry innovation and evolution.
Rich was diagnosed with a glioma in December 2009. Fortunately, Rich is in excellent health as his tumor has not become aggressive. He has taken this opportunity to do whatever possible to drive Glioma awareness and the mission of the Prayers From Maria Foundation to find a cure. He has been a past member of the Sunflower Striders Cleveland Marathon team, completed several full marathons, triathlons, and even Rim to Rim to Rim in the Grand Canyon. Rich continues to train and race with courage and passion to maintain his good health for many years to come in the name of PFMF.