Project Description

Brandon Ray, Director, Dell Global Operations

Brandon Ray
Dell Global Operations

Creating a Culture of Innovation
Monday, Oct. 15, 2018
2:15 PM

Brandon is a Director in Dell’s Global Operations with responsibility for the Microsoft Program Office (MPO).

In this role, he owns the Dell-Microsoft relationship pan-Dell within Global Operations including executive engagements, pricing and program negotiation, joint-GTM, contracting, vendor funding, and strategy spanning both Client and Enterprise businesses.

In previous roles at Dell, Brandon was a part of the Global Operations Strategy team leading multiple key initiatives, including ownership of the Dell-EMC integration indirect cost synergy work stream consolidating $8B in indirect spend with >$500M in realized synergies within 18 months of deal closure.

Prior to joining Dell, Brandon was a strategy consultant with Booz & Company in their Engineered Products and Services (EPS) industry practice working primarily in the Middle East and North Africa. He was also a design engineer on the P-8A Poseidon Navy maritime reconnaissance aircraft with Boeing Integrated Defense Systems.

He holds an MBA from Cornell University where he was a Park Fellow and did independent study on disruptive innovation on exchange to the University of Cape Town, South Africa. He also holds a Masters in Human-Centered Design and Innovation from the University of Washington (Seattle) and a BS with Honors in Aerospace Engineering from Texas A&M University.

He lives in Austin with his wife and three daughters where he’s an avid distance runner, amateur fiddle player, and pretty decent coffee roaster