Ben Fathi, former chief technology officer of VMware recently was announced as the new head of engineering for CloudFlare. Fathi spent three and a half years with VMware, but left the company in August. he was one of the top executives to leave VMware in August, along with Chuck Hollis, the former chief strategist of storage and availability.
The news was first announced on the CloudFlare blog. Fathi stated that some may not understand the move since the role he will play isn’t close to his passion, which is operating systems. However, has more than 30 years of experience in the industry will bring something special to CloudFlare.