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Farid Agahi

Senior Technical Strategist, VMware Inc.

Farid Agahi

Farid Agahi is a Senior Technical Strategist with VMware Inc. and a member of the Office of CTO’s field team. Based in the Bay Area, Farid has over 25 years of experience in large-scale IT transformation, end-user computing (EUC), next-generation workspace infrastructure, and application virtualization.

Farid engages with VMware customers to develop strategies for achieving their digital workspace vision. Bridging enterprise mobility management and Windows life-cycle management is the core focus of such engagements. This includes partnering with clients’ leadership to develop an end-to-end blueprint that covers technology, architecture and operational aspects of their EUC future-state.

As Chief Enterprise Engineer for Kaiser Permanente, Farid was closely involved in the implementation of an electronic health records program based on Epic’s platform servicing over 150,000 clinicians. He led design and engineering of a 200,000-seat managed end-user desktop service, created the Availability Program Office focused on uptime and stability of mission-critical systems/applications and developed an enterprise-wide technology roadmap planning process. Prior to Kaiser, Farid was Director/VP at Wells Fargo Bank managing the end-user computing engineering function.