Lawrence Wong Named Chief Strategy Officer at Veritas | Business

SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–February 1, 2022–

Veritas Technologies, the leader in enterprise data management from edge to core to cloud, today announced that Lawrence Wong has joined the company as senior vice president and chief strategy officer. In this newly created role, Lawrence will partner with other Veritas leaders to develop and execute a comprehensive cloud strategy and lead the company’s growth strategy and acquisition efforts. He will report to Chief Executive Greg Hughes and will be part of the Veritas leadership team.

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“The business is looking for guidance on how to navigate today’s digitally complex world, and the need for a trusted partner to help them on their journey to the cloud is more important than ever,” said Greg Hughes, CEO of Veritas. “Lawrence’s background as an accomplished IT transformation leader and strategist is a powerful addition to our leadership team.”

Lawrence is a proven technology leader with decades of entrepreneurial and operational experience, helping organizations modernize their businesses and achieve their digital transformation goals. Most recently, he served as Managing Director and member of the Global Leadership Council (GLC) at Accenture, where he led the US West Cloud First business. In this role, he was responsible for helping enterprise customers accelerate innovation and move IT workloads to the cloud. He previously held leadership positions at McKinsey & Company, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, as well as several enterprise software startups.

“Veritas is the recognized industry leader in data management and is well positioned to help enterprise customers address some of the biggest challenges they face today, such as operating in increasingly fragmented multi-cloud environments. and complex with unprecedented data growth,” said Lawrence Wong, senior vice president and chief strategy officer at Veritas. “I look forward to advancing Veritas’ cloud strategy at this important industry inflection point as we continue to help our customers modernize their approach to data management.

About Veritas

Veritas Technologies is the leader in managing enterprise data from the edge to the core of the cloud. More than 80,000 customers, including 87% of the Fortune Global 500, rely on us to abstract IT complexity and simplify data management. The Veritas Enterprise Data Services platform automates the protection and orchestrates the recovery of data wherever it resides, ensures 24/7 availability of mission-critical applications, and provides businesses with the information they need to comply with changing data regulations. Renowned for its large-scale reliability and versatile deployment model, the Veritas Enterprise Data Services platform supports over 800 different data sources, over 100 different operating systems, over 1,400 storage targets and over 60 different cloud platforms. Learn more at www.veritas.com. Follow us on Twitter at @veritastechllc.

Veritas and the Veritas logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Veritas Technologies LLC or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.

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