PALO ALTO, Calif., December 5, 2013 — VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, today announced the appointment of Keith Seaman as Chief Technology Executive, Healthcare, U.S. Public Sector.
In this role, Seaman will align VMware healthcare solutions and technology strategy to support government healthcare initiatives for the VMware public sector team, who help federal, state, local and education organizations solve complex challenges through the application of virtualization and cloud computing. Seaman joins VMware from the Department of Veterans Affairs, where he served as the Assistant Deputy Director, Chief Information Officer (ADCIO). He brings more than 28 years of accomplishments in healthcare, information technology, acquisition, warfighter operations, the intelligence community (IC), research and development, transportation and distribution, and lifecycle budget execution. Seaman has a track record of helping customers drive enterprise approaches to meet the demands of dynamic transformational environments.
“We’re excited to welcome Keith to the VMware Public Sector team,” said Lynn Martin, vice president, VMware Public Sector. “His depth of experience solving complex challenges of healthcare through IT in government will be a great asset to VMware’s public sector customers.”
As the ADCIO for the Under Secretary of Veteran Affairs for Office Operational Information Technology, Seaman was responsible for leading aspects of program management, execution and sustainment of a multi-billion dollar IT budget. He worked closely with the Internal Revenue Service and Social Security Administration to develop, deliver and drive successful deployment of operational capabilities to serve U.S. veterans and their families. He served as the Senior Office of Information Technology (OIT) representative to transform the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) claims process, overhauling this paper-driven practice to improve consistency, efficiency and information sharing. The resulting Veterans Benefits Management System (VBMS) is delivering the VBA the capability to meet increasing demand while providing more timely and responsive customer service to their constituents.
Prior to VA, Seaman served as director, Defense Business Systems Acquisition Executive for the Department of Defense’s Business Transformation Agency, where he was responsible for leading all planning, programming, budgeting, execution, deployment and sustainment of 27 Defense Business Systems.
Mr. Seaman earned a Bachelor’s degree in Financial Business Management from Cameron University, a Master’s degree in Middle East Studies from Southwestern Baptist and a Master’s of Science degree in National Resource Strategy from the National Defense University’s Industrial College of the Armed Forces.
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