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      co-chief operating officer

      Chuck Whitten

      Chuck Whitten is co-chief operating officer for Dell Technologies responsible for running day-to-day business operations, shaping the company’s strategic agenda and setting priorities across the Dell Technologies executive leadership team. In partnership with Jeff Clarke, Chuck directs the Infrastructure Solutions Group and the Client Solutions Group, and manages Global Operations including manufacturing, procurement and supply chain. Chuck is also responsible for setting the long-term strategy and leads planning for emerging technology areas such as Cloud, Edge, Telecom and as-a-Service.

      Chuck joined Dell Technologies in 2021 from Bain and Company, where he served as the managing partner of Bain Southwest and was a two-time elected member of Bain’s Board of Directors.

      During his 22-year tenure at Bain, Chuck supported hundreds of clients across the globe on strategy, company transformation, M&A and capital markets strategy. In the last decade of his career at Bain, he focused exclusively on the technology sector and was intimately involved in shaping the long-term strategy of Dell Technologies. Under Chuck’s leadership of Bain’s Southwest region, the business more than doubled, was perennially a top Bain office in employee satisfaction, and was recognized in 2020 and 2021 as one of Fortune Magazine’s best workplaces in Texas.

      Chuck holds a bachelor’s degree in Mathematical Economics and History from Rice University and an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he graduated as a George F. Baker Scholar. Over the course of his career, Chuck has served on multiple advisory boards including the Dallas Zoo and the School of Social Sciences at Rice.

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