Harry Labana joined Citrix in July 2009 as Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for the Citrix Desktop Division. He is a member of the leadership team that charts the technological direction and product roadmap including Citrix’s $1 billion flagship product line. As CTO, he is also responsible for helping to communicate the strategic direction of the company’s desktop virtualization solutions to internal and external audiences. As part of the Citrix Office of the CTO, Harry collaborates with other Citrix CTOs to drive the company’s overall technology direction and product strategy and advises the executive management team.
Prior to joining Citrix, Harry was at Goldman Sachs for nine years and was most recently a Vice President in the technology division, leading the global engineering and architecture efforts for desktop and application virtualization. Harry worked closely with the Office of the CIO to advise clients, internal bankers and research analysts on trends and investment opportunities as well as with leading software entrepreneurs and established leaders on strategy to influence their respective roadmaps.
Harry Labana has 15 years experience in numerous infrastructure, architecture, project management and software development roles in financial services firms such as Deutsche Bank, Barclays Capital and Lehman Brothers, and he was a Citrix customer for many years.
Harry holds a bachelor’s degree in electronic systems engineering with honors from the University of Manchester (UK).
Location: Free Ed Room 2 Wednesday, October 20, 2010, 3:00 PM-3:45 PM
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