Elias Jumps Ship to EMC

Compaq and HP Veteran Howard Elias is leaving HP to head up emerging business initiatives at EMC, according to EMC officials.

Compaq and HP Veteran Howard Elias is leaving HP to head up emerging business initiatives at EMC, according to EMC officials.

Elias becomes the storage vendors executive vice president of new ventures and will report directly to President and CEO Joe Tucci. The role gives Elias responsibility for EMCs Centera content-addressed storage operations as well as for the companys efforts in information life-cycle management, officials said last week.