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Paul Maritz

Computer scientist and software executive

Paul Maritz is a computer scientist and software executive who held positions at large companies including Microsoft and EMC Corporation.

He served as executive vice president of the Platforms Strategy and Developer Group at Microsoft, responsible for the development of Windows 95, Windows NT, and Internet Explorer. In 2008, he became CEO of VMware, and later served as CEO of GoPivotal.

In October 2021, Maritz was named Chairman of the Board of Directors for Acronis and he also serves as Chairman of Pivotal Software.