Darroll has over 30 years experience in sales, marketing and general management in the software industry. Most recently Darroll was a Senior Vice President and Officer of BMC Software (NYSE BMC). Darroll joined BMC as a result of the acquisition of New Dimension Software where he was the president of the North American operation and was also the company’s worldwide COO. New Dimension Software was an Israeli company (listed on NASDAQ) and its $800M acquisition by BMC was at the time the largest ever acquisition of an Israeli software company.
At BMC Darroll initially had responsibility for all BMC operations in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. He was subsequently promoted to head up the worldwide sales, services and support organizations with responsibility for over 3,000 employees in 42 countries.
Darroll was born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa where his IT and software career was launched within the computer division of a prominent stockbroker. This division was later spun off and acquired by Computer Sciences Corporation where Darroll became its youngest ever divisional general manager. In 1986 Darroll relocated his family to the USA. Darroll has participated in numerous management and executive programs at the University of the Witwatersrand, London Business School and UCLA.