Yanbing Li

Senior Vice President & General Manager, Storage & Availability, VMware

Dr. Yanbing Li is a globally-minded high tech executive with extensive leadership experience in general management and engineering, both in the US and in China.

She is the Senior Vice President and General Manager for the Storage and Availability Business Unit (SABU) at VMware. Yanbing is responsible for the P&L for a rich portfolio of products in software-defined storage, hyper-converged infrastructure (vSAN and VxRail), vSphere storage, data protection and storage and availability services for the cloud. She leads product development, engineering, and go to market of this high growth business at VMware. Under her leadership, SABU become the fastest growing business for VMware in the past 2 years, with the marke leading product vSAN grew from under $100M annual booking runrate to $600M.

During her ten year tenure with VMware, Yanbing has held multiple executive leadership roles including General Manager for vCloud Air Storage, VP of Engineering for Storage, VP of Central Engineering, VP of Continuing Product Development, VP of Global R&D Sites, and Managing Director of China R&D.

Prior to VMware, she worked at Synopsys (a leading Electronic Design Automation software maker) for nine years in various research, development, and engineering leadership roles.

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