A 30-year industry veteran and independent expert, Vic Bhagat is the former Executive Vice President and Global Chief Information Officer at EMC Corporation, a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT-as-a-Service. Before joining EMC, Vic spent more than 20 years at GE serving as CIO for multiple GE organizations. Prior to GE, Vic helped establish Accenture’s worldwide Big Data analytics practice for Natural Resources. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Information Management and Marketing from the University of Louisville and a diploma in Physics and Mathematics from Agra University in India. Vic was recognized with the CIO 100 Award for excellence and achievement in IT in 2014, and as one of Evanta’s Global CIO Top 10 Breakaway Leaders.