Matthew Kibby, Regional Director, Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA)
Matthew Kibby is Regional Director for Sub-Saharan Africa at VMware. He has over 30 years’ experience in the IT industry and is responsible for driving VMware’s vision and strategy as well as spearheading its current and continued expansion in the SSA region. Working closely with the Sales, Channel, Marketing, Professional Services, and Systems Engineering teams, Matthew helps customers to drive innovation and unlock the potential offered by hybrid cloud and software-defined data centre. He believes that a new architecture for IT is required in order to compete in today’s liquid business world, where old rigid structures are melting away and gradually replaced by fluid, rapidly changing business models.
He is passionate about channel development and believes that the channel forms a defining role in the success of a vendor organisation; a vision he is emulating at VMware. In his commitment to mastering the various disciplines required of modern business managers whilst feeding his passion for mentoring young developing talent, Matthew has attended several mentorship and coaching courses and completed the intensive nine-month Management Advancement Programme (MAP 42) at Wits Business School.