51 - 150 in alphabetical order of CVC unit: Scott Darling, president, Dell Technologies Capital

Scott Darling has led Dell Technologies Capital, the corporate development and venture capital arm of Dell Technologies, since September 2016. The venture team’s stated mission is to “pursue new and emerging technologies aggressively, at an approximate investment pace of $150m to $200m per year”.

The unit has most recently led a $6m seed round in the cybersecurity service BastionZero, a $16m seed round in business intelligence company JarvisML, and a $40m series B in the business productive team Skan.ai.

Before Dell, Darling was president of EMC corporate development and ventures from March 2012, having joined the company after a five-year stint at venture capital firm Frazier Technology Ventures. EMC was merged into Dell in a $67bn deal in 2016, after which Darling took up his current role.

Darling’s corporate venturing and technology roots stretch back further, having originally joined chipmaker Intel, which primarily powered Dell’s personal computers, in 1990. Darling switched from marketing to Intel Capital in 2000 before leaving for Frazier in 2007.

Darling holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from University of California, Santa Cruz, and an MBA from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.