Since 2013, Desai has served as president of the Emerging Technologies Division at EMC. Prior to working at EMC, Desai EVP at Symantec, where he led the firm’s Information Management Group. In this role, Desai was responsible for a $3 billion business and a team of approximately 4,000 people. Previously, Desai also was responsible for Endpoint Security and Mobility group at Symantec.
Prior to Symantec, Desai built and ran offshore businesses in Bangalore, India for Oracle and Pivotal. Desai began his career with Oracle and was a key member of the team that launched Oracle’s first cloud services.
“CJ Desai is an innovative leader with the unique ability to bring to market high-impact ‘disruptive’ technologies that capitalize on trends in cloud, mobility, Big Data and the Internet of Things,” said Michael Smith, chairman, Board of Directors, Zebra Technologies.