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Carol Fawcett is Executive Director and Chief Information Officer for Dell Software Group at Dell. In this role, Carol is responsible for leading and driving Dell Software’s overall strategic information technology vision, enabling the company to align, leverage and capitalize on the biggest trends in security, mobile, analytics and cloud. As part of her charter, she and her team are architecting and engineering a new generation of operational excellence at Dell by fully integrating and automating all business supporting functions across the Dell Software business groups. With more than three decades of serving in information technology leadership roles, Carol has a dynamic reputation in the industry and is a key advisor to Dell customers as well as Dell, the company, providing
critical insight to innovation teams as new solution sets are introduced into the market.
Prior to joining the Dell Software team in 2012, Carol served as the CIO at Quest Software, where she led the company through an IT
transformation, resulting in a fully automated, simplified IT footprint that delivered significant efficiency and innovation opportunities across the business.
Before joining Quest in 2000, she held IT leadership roles at Western Digital, Coldwell Banker and Pacific Mutual, leading transformational initiatives for both IT and business in all areas of the organization, including on-premise and public cloud solutions for financials, manufacturing, CRM, HR/payroll, marketing/web, data warehousing and sales force automation.
Carol holds a bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems with a minor in Computer Science from San Diego-based National
Deepak focuses on investments in cloud computing, big data, data center infrastructure and clean energy. He has been with General Catalyst Partners since 2010, first in Boston and later in the firm’s Palo Alto office and has been closely involved in our investments in DataGravity, Virtual Instruments and Sunglass.
Prior to joining GC, Deepak worked at Sun Microsystems and was an intern at the Yale Investments Office. At Sun, he was involved in designing a few top 10 supercomputers in the industry and led the high performance computing architecture practice in the Asia-Pacific region. Deepak is a graduate of the National University of Singapore, earning a B.Eng. in Computer Engineering; the Singapore-MIT Alliance, earning a S.M. in Computer Science; and the Yale School of Management, earning an M.B.A.
Roman is a passionate entrepreneur and industry thought leader, with over 20 years of high-tech experience. His latest company, GoodData, was founded in 2007 with the mission to monetize big data and disrupt the legacy business intelligence space. Prior to GoodData, Roman was Founder and CEO of NetBeans, the leading Java development environment (acquired by Sun Microsystems in 1999) and Systinet, a leading SOA governance platform (acquired by Mercury Interactive, later Hewlett Packard, in 2006).