CIO Symposium Contributor


Thomas P. Roloff, SM ‘94

SVP, EMC Global Services

EMC Corporation

Symposium Roles

Speaker/Panelist 2014

Panels Participated in


Thomas P. (Tom) Roloff is Senior Vice President, EMC Global Services of EMC Corporation. With revenues of $21.7 billion in 2012 and 60,000 people worldwide, EMC is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service. Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing. Through innovative products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset — information — in a more agile, trusted and cost-efficient way.
Tom is responsible for driving the growth and market share of EMC Global Services in his role leading Global Services Portfolio Management. He guides the development and evolution of EMC’s end-to-end service catalog, including EMC Consulting services, and the buy, build, and partner strategies to develop and deploy innovative solutions and services. His organization includes the Global Services CTO, Marketing M&A, and Partner strategy functions. He reports to Mike Koehler, Chief Operating Officer, EMC Global Services. 
Roloff most recently served as Chief Operating Officer for EMC Consulting, where he oversaw the growth and market share of EMC Consulting by delivering EMC’s full range of industry and technology expertise across IT transformation, big data, applications and trust capabilities to help clients unlock the value of their information. Under Roloff’s leadership, EMC Consulting grew to more than 2,000 associates worldwide and nurtured a global presence with client relationships that included more than 50 percent of Global Fortune 500 companies. 
Prior to joining EMC, Roloff was a Managing Director at Perot Systems, where he led strategy, business development, and consulting engagements in multiple vertical industries. He has also held key positions at Computer Sciences Corporation/Index and at General Electric. 
Roloff is a graduate of Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania, and holds an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management. He also holds a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.