Author Spotlight

Patrick Morley

Senior Vice President and General Manager, Security Business Unit


Patrick Morley is SVP and General Manager of the Security Business Unit at VMware, where he is responsible for driving strategy and advancing security innovation across the company’s products and solutions. He brings more than 20 years of technology, security and leadership experience.   Before joining VMware, Patrick served as President and CEO of Carbon Black, leading the company from an early-stage startup through major milestones including a successful IPO and sale to VMware. Prior to this role, he was Chief Operating Officer at Corel and also served as President and CEO of Imprivata. He has also held senior management positions at Macromedia, Allaire, SQA and Rational Software.   Patrick is a recognized industry veteran, who has realized five successful IPOs during his career. He has been named one of “The Coolest Endpoint Security Leaders” and one of cybersecurity’s “Smart CEOs.” He holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and computer science from Providence College.