Magnus Backman
Director, Systems Engineering, Northern EMEA

Magnus is the Director for Systems Engineering in Northern EMEA which includes UK, Ireland, Benelux, Nordics and Baltics. He is responsible for the technical strategy in the region and the technical teams including Customer Engineers, Solution Architects and Specialists which is VMware’s technical spearheads and customer advisors.

He works closely with enterprises, cloud providers, partners and the tech industry across the region to establish partnerships and strategies on meeting business innovation with transformative approaches to IT – Topics often resides around, building Digital foundations for Multi-Cloud, Edge Computing, Modern Apps, Empowering Digital workforces and transformation of current state to future states.

Magnus joined VMware twelve years ago and has been a major contributor to the adoption of virtualization and cloud computing in the region. He has been in the industry for 20 years and has a broad perspective on the IT-industry and specifically technology that enables innovation, builds bridges across silos and enables IT-transformation.