Paula Delaney

Paula Delaney is vice president of finance for VMware, one of the top five software companies in the world.  She leads a global team of more than two hundred people and is responsible for the accurate accounting, forecasting and reporting of revenue and sales bookings for the more than seven billion dollar company. She is the finance business partner for the chief operating officer and the head of Worldwide sales. Prior to joining VMware in 2014, she spent sixteen years at Cadence Design Systems, most recently as the finance leader for the sales organization. Delaney is a dynamic executive with twenty years of experience in a broad range of leadership roles in information technology. She is known for building strong teams, partnering collaboratively across functions, and focusing on accountability to deliver results. She has specialized expertise in sales finance, including complex sales arrangements, forecasting, and compensation and bonus plans. Delaney is a chartered accountant (ACCA) and earned a BA in finance and economics and a Higher Diploma in information technology awarded from the National University of Ireland (Maynooth). @vmware

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