Peter Brennan joined VMware in May 2017 and is responsible for worldwide sales of the company’s hybrid cloud (VCF – VMware Cloud Foundation) and hyperconverged infrastructure (vSAN) offerings. During Brennan’s leadership, vSAN has become the #1 HCI offering in the marketplace with over 20,000 customers around the world.
Brennan brings nearly 20 years of IT industry sales and leadership experience. Prior to VMware, Brennan spent nine years with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) where he held multiple executive roles including Americas Vice President and General Manager for the Storage and Hyperconverged businesses. Other roles at HPE include Americas Vice President of Commercial segment, Regional Sales Director roles, and Chief of Staff for the data storage business.
Before HPE, Brennan held sales and channel management roles with LeftHand Networks, Opsware, CommVault, EMC, & Becton Dickinson. His career started at PacTel (now Verizon Wireless) where he led the first sales organizations in Southern California focused on wireless messaging and communications.
Brennan holds a BA in Economics and Business from St. Mary’s College of Maryland where he played on the Varsity basketball team. He and his wife Stephanie live in Orange County, CA with their two children. Peter is active in many philanthropic pursuits, including supporting his favorite charities, local food banks, where he donates his time to help the community.