Senior Vice President, APEX, Program Management Office
Darrel Ward is a Senior Vice President in Dell Technologies’ APEX business; he oversees the Program Management Office (PMO). In this position, he leads cross functional and cross organizational transformation efforts that are enabling Dell Technologies to reinvent itself – offering its industry leading portfolio as-a-Service in customers’ data centers, out at the edge or in the hands of end-users.
Darrel is a proven leader in the tech industry. Over the past 30+ years, he has led teams spanning sales operations, product marketing, product planning and program management. His product expertise is just as varied and holistic – servers, storage, PCs and networking. While the bulk of his career has been spent at the place he considers home – Dell Technologies – he has also had the opportunity to lead teams at Lenovo, AMD, and Nortel Networks.
Prior to his role leading the APEX PMO, Darrel was the Senior Vice President of Dell’s Client Product Group (CPG). In this role, he was responsible for the CPG business’ strategy, products, program management, operations and overall business performance. The CPG business accounts for half of Dell’s revenue annually and has over 1400 team members.
Darrel is a graduate of the Red McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. He is passionate about the outdoors, recreational ranching, animal rescue efforts, conservation, and sustainability.