Citrix Co-Founder Ed Iacobucci, 59

More recently helming VirtualWorks, Iacobucci was a key figure at IBM as well as Citrix.

According to a press release from VirtualWorks, Ed Iacobucci passed away Friday of pancreatic cancer. At the time, he was chairman and CEO of a company that was formed a little more than two years ago to rein in enterprise data sprawl. 

Prior to founding VirtualWorks, Iacobucci was a key figure at IBM, helping to develop its PC business with his pioneering work and innovations on IBM DOS and OS/2 and multitasking software. 

Iacobucci left IBM and in 1989, emerged with a new company, Citrix Systems, which he led as chairman and CTO. He retired from Citrix in 2000. He had co-founded VirtualWorks in 2009, and the company made its debut June 2011. 

For a complete biography released by the company, go here 

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Michael Domingo has held several positions at 1105 Media, and is currently the editor in chief of Visual Studio Magazine.


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