Former EMC Chief Joe Tucci Is Joining This VC Firm

Former EMC Chief Joe Tucci Is Joining This VC Firm

Joe Tucci, who left his long-time gig as chairman and CEO of EMC after selling the company to Dell, is now special advisor to 83North, an investment firm focusing on European and Israeli startups. 83North, formerly known as...

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