Keynote Opening Remarks by Herb VanHook

Chief Technology Officer

BMC Software

Herb VanHook is the Deputy Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for BMC Software. Herb supports various strategic initiations for the CTO/Chief Architect Office at BMC, and is an executive presence in BMC’s sales and marketing activities. Herb’s constant interaction with customers fuels his focus on the technology, process and organization impacts and opportunities presented by digital transformation strategies. Herb has worked in strategic, corporate development and business planning functions since joining BMC in 2005. Prior to BMC, he held research and executive positions at industry analyst firm META Group (now Gartner, Inc.), including President & COO. Herb has more than 30 years of experience in information technology – across operations, development, support and management – including positions at IBM, CA Technologies, and Legent Corporation.