Americas Director of VMware's Accelerate Transformation Services
Gene Likins is Americas Director of VMware’s Accelerate Transformation Services. Drawing on our unparalleled experience in modernizing and operating cloud environments, we collaborate with our clients to address the technical, people, process and operational aspects of IT as a Service. Mr. Likins’ practice empowers organizations to quickly establish and efficiently operate a modern hybrid cloud environment while maximizing business results.
Mr. Likins’ experience includes over 20 years in the IT industry with a decade focused on advisory services. Prior to joining VMWare, Mr. Likins led various advisory services teams and programs during his 9 years at SAP, including a recent international assignment as Vice President of Value Engineering for SAP’s Asia theater. He has delivered numerous engagements enabling business/IT alignment, business process benchmarking and strategic IT roadmaps. Prior to SAP, Gene was a manager on Siebel’s value management team (Customer Strategy Team). In addition, Mr. Likins has also held various roles in alliances, global customer programs and industry go-to-market. During his 14+ years in the field of IT advisory services, Mr. Likins supported clients across a broad spectrum of industries, including retail, consumer goods, transportation and chemicals.
Mr. Likins started his career as a Design Engineer for Halliburton Energy Services. He holds a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas, Austin and a Masters in Mechanical Engineering from Oklahoma State University .