Simmons.edu

Chris Riley

President, Americas Enterprise Sales & Customer Operations, Dell EMC

Chris Riley

Chris Riley is President, Americas Enterprise Sales and Customer Operations at Dell EMC, part of the Dell Technologies family of businesses which provide the essential infrastructure for organizations to build their digital future, transform IT and protect their most important asset, information. The company services customers of all sizes across 180 countries – ranging from 98% of the Fortune 500 to individual consumers – with the industry's most comprehensive and innovative portfolio from the edge to the core to the cloud.

Chris brings more than 28 years' experience in technology sales, management, and marketing. Chris leads an organization focused on attracting, retaining and expanding corporate customers in North and South America, and guiding their IT transformation. Prior to assuming his current role, Chris led Americas Enterprise Sales at EMC. Chris also previously led EMC's Global Alliances group, where he developed the company's integrated global strategy for Service Providers, System Integrators, Outsourcers, OEMs, Industry Sales, and Market Development.

Chris is a 13-year veteran of EMC. Before rejoining the company in February 2015. He served for seven years as HP's Vice President and General Manager of Americas Enterprise Storage Division. Chris has also held key executive leadership and sales management positions at several leading technology companies. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Connecticut, where he has recently served on the Foundation Board of Directors and led various subcommittees.

Chris and his wife, Mary, have six children and are actively involved in community initiatives and charities focused on youth development and mentorship.