83North, a London, UK, and Tel Aviv, Israel–based tech venture capital firm, announced that Joe Tucci has joined the company as Special Advisor.
Former CEO and Chairman of EMC Corporation, Tucci will advise the venture capital firm and support its portfolio companies as they scale globally.
Until September 2016, he was the CEO and Chairman of EMC. Tucci joined EMC in 2000. In 2016, EMC merged with global IT company Dell in a one of the biggest technology mergers in recent history and valued EMC at $67 billion.
He stepped down from the organization following the closure of the deal.
Today, he is the Co-CEO and Co-Chairman of GTY Technology Holdings and the Chairman of Bridge Growth Partners.
Led by Gil Goren, General Partner, 83North (fka Greylock IL, an affiliate fund of Greylock Partners) is a global venture capital firm backing market leaders such as Just Eat, Hybris (acquired by SAP), ScaleIO (acquired by EMC), Social Point (acquired by Take2), Celonis, Guardicore, iZettle, Payoneer, Via, Actifio and Zerto.
The firm, which recently closed its fourth venture fund at $250m, is operating globally, managing over $800 million.