Bill Cook

President and Chief Operating Officer


Bill Cook is Pivotal’s President and Chief Operating Officer.

He leads the company’s day-to-day operations, including its rapidly growing global sales organization.

Bill has over 30 years of IT industry experience in enterprise software, data warehousing, business intelligence, and storage. Prior to Pivotal, he served as President of EMC’s Greenplum Division, as well as CEO through EMC’s acquisition of Greenplum in 2010. Bill was instrumental in growing Greenplum from a startup to helping EMC become a leader in Big Data.

In 2012, Bill was instrumental in EMC’s acquisition of Pivotal Labs, which remains Silicon Valley’s gold standard in agile software development. Prior to EMC, Bill has held various leadership positions, including 19 years at Sun Microsystems where he most recently served as Senior Vice President of US Sales.