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EMC Names Thomas Heiser as President of RSA

Tom Heiser RSA EMC today announced that it has named Thomas P. Heiser as president of RSA, the Security Division of EMC. Heiser, a 26 year veteran of EMC and most recently serving as RSA’s Chief Operating Officer, will continue day-to-day leadership of the division.

Tom Heiser RSA EMC today announced that it has named Thomas P. Heiser as president of RSA, the Security Division of EMC. Heiser, a 26 year veteran of EMC and most recently serving as RSA’s Chief Operating Officer, will continue day-to-day leadership of the division. Art Coviello will continue to focus on RSA’s strategic initiatives as Executive Chairman of RSA. Heiser will continue to report to Coviello.

Heiser has had an interesting journey with the company, working up the ranks from a sales trainee when he joined EMC in 1984, to increasingly senior sales and business management positions. During his twenty plus year career with the company he has played a key role in EMC’s evolution, including being directly involved in the formation of EMC’s Cloud Infrastructure and Services Division. He also served as EMC’s Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and New Ventures, leading the team responsible for Mergers & Acquisitions and New Business Development. Heiser becomes only the fourth person to lead the RSA business since the founding of the original RSA Data Security in 1982.

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