Leadership Team and Board of Directors

Executive Technical Sales & Marketing Board of Directors


Dheeraj Pandey , Founder, CEO & Chairman

Dheeraj is the Founder, CEO & Chairman of Nutanix. He brings a wealth of experience of working at high growth enterprise software companies. Prior to founding Nutanix, Dheeraj was the VP of Engineering at Aster Data (now Teradata), where he helped build the product and its engineering team from the ground up. At Oracle, he managed the storage engine group for Oracle Database/Exadata, and co-authored numerous patents in the area of distributed databases. Dheeraj’s entrepreneurial spirit has been recognized with a number of prestigious awards including Dell’s Founders 50 and the E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year, Silicon Valley. Dheeraj is a Ph.D. dropout from University of Texas (Austin), where he was a Graduate Fellow of CS. He holds a BS in CS from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT, Kanpur), where he was adjudged the “Best All-Rounder Student Among All Graduating Students in All Disciplines” and bestowed with the Distinguished Alumnus Award.

Sudheesh Nair , President

Sudheesh is President of Nutanix, the leader in enterprise cloud infrastructure. As organizations rapidly change the ways in which they consume IT, manufacturers must also evolve their composition, thinking and methods. Sudheesh focuses on building a world-class team of enablers and disrupters who believe that innovation can, and should, happen in every function and at every level.

Duston Williams , Chief Financial Officer

Duston is a well-recognized industry leader with more than 30 years of financial management experience in both public and private technology companies, including 18 years as a CFO. During his career, Duston has served as the CFO of two multi-billion dollar revenue companies and raised more than $3 billion in financing. Over the past 7 years, he has led two companies through an IPO, including his most recent IPO at Gigamon (NYSE: GIMO).
Prior to joining Gigamon, Duston served as CFO of Sandforce through its $400 million acquisition by LSI Corporation (NASDAQ: LSI). Before Sandforce, Duston led Infinera’s (NASDAQ: INFN) $210 million IPO in June 2007, along with a $220 million secondary offering in October 2007. Duston also served as CFO of Maxtor Corporation (NASDAQ: MXTR) where he played a significant role in its sale to Seagate (NASDAQ: STX). During his 14-year tenure at Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC), including four years as CFO, the company grew from $200 million to over $4 billion in revenues.

Sunil Potti , Chief Product & Development Officer

Sunil feels blessed to have been part of many industry leading, blockbuster products and world class teams over the last two decades. Most recently, he led the Citrix NetScaler business over many consecutive years of record breaking growth to emerge as a respected, industry leading solution for data center infrastructure powering most of the world’s largest clouds, internet properties and global enterprises and service providers. Sunil joined Citrix from F5 Networks, where he was the Vice President of the Acceleration and Virtualization Group. Prior to F5, he co-founded and led all product efforts for Application-Oriented Networking at Cisco. Sunil’s background includes being in the early team at Synchrony, a CRM startup, heading products and engineering and was acquired by Divine. Before that, he worked at Sybase in various roles, including leading the Sybase Central Architecture team. Sunil holds a master’s degree in computer science from Pennsylvania State University.

Howard Ting , Chief Marketing Officer

Howard has extensive experience building and scaling enterprise software and infrastructure companies. At Nutanix, Howard leads a high-performance team responsible for all aspects of marketing, including global marketing strategy, product and solutions marketing, corporate communications, demand generation, channel marketing, and communities.
Prior to Nutanix, Howard was Senior Director of Corporate Marketing at Palo Alto Networks, where he established and built the demand generation and marketing operations functions, which were significant contributors to the company’s growth, ultimately leading to a highly successful IPO in 2012. Before that, he was Senior Director of Product Management and Marketing at Securent, which was acquired by Cisco in 2009. Earlier in his career, Howard held product management and corporate development roles at RSA Security, Microsoft, and Identity Engines. Howard started his career in investment banking after receiving his B.S. degree from the University of California, Berkeley.

David Sangster , EVP, Operations

David brings more than 20 years of product development, manufacturing and operations experience to the company. Most recently, he was at EMC, where he held the position of VP of Manufacturing Technology. Prior to EMC, he was VP of Operations at Data Domain (acquired by EMC in 2009) where he built out the manufacturing and supply chain capabilities to scale the company through a successful IPO in 2007. Previously, David held senior positions at Hewlett Packard and McDATA in a variety of engineering and manufacturing management positions.
David holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from MIT, a MS in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from Stanford University, and an MBA from Santa Clara University.

Rajiv Mirani , Sr. VP, Engineering

Rajiv has held various engineering leadership roles in the areas of networking and application security. Most recently, he was vice president of engineering at Citrix where he led research and development on the NetScaler product line. Prior to joining Citrix, Rajiv was a co-founder and vice president of engineering at Teros, a pioneering company in the area of application firewalls. Teros was acquired by Citrix in 2005. Rajiv holds a Ph.D. from Yale University and a BTech from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.

Eric Whitaker , Chief Legal Officer

Mr. Whitaker previously served as the senior vice president and chief legal officer of SanDisk, a Fortune 500 company that has one of the top ranked patent portfolios in the world. He served on the company’s executive team and managed all of the company’s legal matters, including mergers and acquisitions, strategic transactions, securities compliance, litigation, intellectual property and patent licensing. He supervised attorneys and policy professionals around the world.
Whitaker joined SanDisk from Tesla Motors where he served as general counsel and corporate secretary. During his tenure following the company’s IPO through the launch of the Model S, the world’s first premium electric sedan, he led follow-on offerings and private placements; devised a strategy to allow Tesla to own its stores notwithstanding restrictive auto franchise laws; structured and negotiated major corporate transactions with Daimler and Toyota; developed Tesla’s intellectual property portfolio; and formulated strategies for international growth.

Pranesh Anthapur , VP, Human Resources & Chief People Officer

Pranesh Anthapur as vice president of human resources and chief people officer. Most recently, Pranesh was the VP of HR at Walmart Global Commerce, where he helped develop the Walmart Labs brand, building the division’s talent channels and capabilities on a global scale for more than two years. Prior to Walmart Global Commerce, Pranesh held various positions in HR and operations over 13 years at Yahoo!, giving him a unique combination of skills that will help Nutanix as it continues its rapid growth.

Ken Long , VP, Corp. Controller & Chief Accounting Officer

Ken brings to Nutanix 20 years of experience in corporate financial planning and public accounting roles. He spent nearly 8 years in public accounting with Big 4 accounting firms where his experience included SEC filings, initial and secondary public offerings, private placement debt offerings, mergers, acquisitions, etc. He also brings a proven track record in private industry, holding finance executive positions at both public and private software companies including Chief Accounting Officer of NetIQ, Chief Financial Officer of Electric Cloud and Vice President of Finance of StrongMail Systems. Ken is a licensed CPA and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.


Binny Gill , Chief Architect

Binny has extensive experience in building distributed systems that evolve towards simplicity. At Nutanix, Binny leads the technical vision and architecture of the product portfolio. Prior to Nutanix, he was at IBM Research where he led the next generation of flash technologies in storage systems. He is the three-time recipient of the highest technical award in IBM research, and four-time recipient of the Research Accomplishment award for significantly impacting IBM business through his work.
Binny is the inventor of key caching algorithms in DRAM and Flash technologies and is the author of more than a dozen well-cited publications. He holds more than 50 issued patents in the fields of flash, caching algorithms, distributed storage systems, and virtualization. Binny received his Masters degree in Computer Science from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Bachelors degree in Computer Science from IIT Kanpur.

Manoj Agarwal , VP, Engineering

Manoj has extensive experience in building large scale and high velocity engineering team. He is responsible for Acropolis, Platform infrastructure, OEM & Hardware engineering at Nutanix.
Manoj transitioned from a printing hardware development at a public company to storage development in fast pace startup environment, to ultra fast pace environment of Nutanix. Most recently, he was Director of Engineering in Enterprise Storage solutions division of SanDisk. Prior to that, he held several engineering roles at Pliant Technology, Electronics For Imaging, Synopsys and STMicroelectronics.
He brings with him over 15 years of experience building and scaling teams for delivering enterprise grade products. Manoj received his Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering from IIT Kanpur.

Raja Mukhopadhyay , VP, Product Management

Raja leads the Product Management team at Nutanix. His responsibilities span all facets of product management including framing up the company vision, defining the product roadmap and operationalizing the company’s different go-to-market motions. His product philosophy is driven by his conviction that listening to customers, empathizing with their pain and arranging the business priorities accordingly is what makes companies successful. Raja brings with him over 15 years of experience building and scaling teams in the datacenter infrastructure space. Most recently, he was Director Product Management in Oracle’s Engineered Systems group. Prior to that he held product management and engineering roles in Juniper Networks, Marvell Technology Group and Foundry Networks.
He holds an MBA from UC Berkeley, an MS from UC Davis and a BTech from IIT Kanpur.

Poojan Kumar , VP, Engineering and Products

Poojan Kumar brings 12 years of management experience in leading high-growth enterprise software companies. Most recently, Poojan was the CEO and co-founder of PernixData, and before that he led all data products at VMware. Prior to VMware, Poojan co-founded Oracle Exadata and PixBlitz, a video server appliance company.

At Oracle, Poojan led the product development of Exadata from its inception and played a strategic role in Oracle’s foray into the software/hardware integrated appliance business. Poojan received his Masters in CS from Stanford and a Bachelors in CS from IIT Bombay.

Satyam Vaghani , VP, Technology

Satyam Vaghani leads technology roadmap and go-to-market for current products, and advanced development. Prior to Nutanix, he was a co-founder and CTO at PernixData, where he built the engineering team and the flagship server-side storage acceleration product from scratch, and later led product development on an infrastructure analytics and a storage product. Satyam started his career as an early employee at VMware, where he spent a decade delivering fundamental hypervisor and storage innovations in vSphere. He was Principal Engineer and Storage CTO, and most known for creating the Virtual Machine File System (VMFS), VAAI, and Virtual Volumes, which together set a storage standard for server virtualization.

Satyam has authored 50+ issued patents, led industry-wide changes in storage systems and standards, and has been a regular speaker at VMworld and other industry and academic forums. Satyam received his Masters in CS from Stanford and Bachelors in CS from BITS Pilani.

Board of Directors

Dheeraj Pandey , Founder, Chairman & CEO

Dheeraj is the Founder, CEO & Chairman of Nutanix. He brings a wealth of experience of working at high growth enterprise software companies. Prior to founding Nutanix, Dheeraj was the VP of Engineering at Aster Data (now Teradata), where he helped build the product and its engineering team from the ground up. At Oracle, he managed the storage engine group for Oracle Database/Exadata, and co-authored numerous patents in the area of distributed databases. Dheeraj’s entrepreneurial spirit has been recognized with a number of prestigious awards including Dell’s Founders 50 and the E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year, Silicon Valley. Dheeraj is a Ph.D. dropout from University of Texas (Austin), where he was a Graduate Fellow of CS. He holds a BS in CS from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT, Kanpur), where he was adjudged the “Best All-Rounder Student Among All Graduating Students in All Disciplines” and bestowed with the Distinguished Alumnus Award.

Bipul Sinha

Partner, Lightspeed Ventures
Bipul Sinha is a Partner at Lightspeed and focuses primarily on Internet, mobile and software sectors, with a particular interest in social media, digital media, social utilities/apps, advertising technology, and software infrastructure.
Previously, Bipul worked at Blumberg Capital where he led investments in digital media, Internet and datacenter software infrastructure sectors. His selected investments include DoubleVerify, Nutanix, ZipZapPlay, Mertado, Hootsuite and CarWoo. Prior to venture capital, Bipul was with Banc of America Technology Investment Banking Group where he worked on M&A and equity financing transactions. Prior to banking, Bipul was Director of database and middleware products with Oracle Corporation. Bipul also held sales and engineering positions at American Megatrends and IBM.
Bipul received his B.Tech. (Honors) in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and holds an MBA from The Wharton School where he was a Palmer Scholar. Bipul also holds several patents in distributed computing.

Ravi Mhatre

Founder, Lightspeed Ventures
Ravi is a founder of Lightspeed and focuses primarily on software infrastructure, applications and Internet investments. He has fifteen years of venture capital experience and six years of operating experience. Before joining Lightspeed, Ravi was with Bessemer Venture Partners and invested in NetGenesis Software (NTGX), Verio (VRIO), VIA-Networks (VNWI), Webspective Software (acquired by Inktomi) and InCert Software (acquired by Geodesic).
Before entering the venture capital industry, Ravi was with Silicon Graphics, where he was a product manager and later directed the company’s workstation market development efforts. Previously, he spent time in Lehman Brothers’ technology investment banking group and in management consulting with Booz Allen Hamilton. Ravi began his career as a software engineer at BDIS, a Silicon Valley-based analytical instrument manufacturer.
Ravi has served on the Board of Directors for The Indus Entrepreneurs Group (TiE) in Silicon Valley, has been recognized as a Top 100 dealmaker on Forbes’ Annual VC Midas List and has served as a judge for the prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Competition. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, and an MBA from Stanford University.

Jeff Parks

Jeff Parks is a founding General Partner of Riverwood Capital. Riverwood Capital is a globally-focused private equity firm that invests in high-growth businesses in the technology and services industries, across a variety of verticals and geographies. Founded in 2008, Riverwood has raised over $1 billion since inception.
Prior to co-founding Riverwood, Jeff was an investment executive at KKR. At KKR, Jeff worked on large scale leveraged buyout investments across all major technology verticals. Prior to joining KKR, Jeff was an investment professional in the Principal Opportunities Fund at Oaktree Capital Management, where he specialized in private equity investment in distressed companies. Earlier in his career, he was an investment banker at UBS Investment Bank in Los Angeles.
Jeff earned a Dual BA in Economics and Mathematics from Pomona College (Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa) in Claremont, California. He is a director of SintecMedia (Chairman), Virtual Instruments and Accellion.

Michael Scarpelli

Michael Scarpelli joined in 2011 and currently serves as ServiceNow’s Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining ServiceNow, Scarpelli served as Senior Vice President of Finance and Business Operations of the Backup Recovery Systems Division at EMC from July 2009 to August 2011. From September 2006 to July 2009, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Data Domain. Prior to joining Data Domain, Scarpelli served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Lexar Media, Inc. from January 2006 until August 2006, when Micron Technology, Inc. acquired Lexar. From January 2002 to December 2005, he held senior positions at HPL Technologies, Inc. Scarpelli began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP from May 1989 to December 2001. Scarpelli holds a B.A. in economics from the University of Western Ontario.

Steven Gomo

Steven Gomo has served as an advisor to Nutanix since January 2015. Mr. Gomo was Executive Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer from October 2004 until his retirement in December 2011, and Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer from August 2002 to September 2004, at NetApp, Inc. Mr. Gomo was also Chief Financial Officer of Gemplus International S.A. from November 2000 to April 2002, Chief Financial Officer of Asera, Inc. from February 2000 to November 2000 and Chief Financial Officer of Silicon Graphics, Inc. from February 1998 to February 2000. Previously, Mr. Gomo spent 24 years at Hewlett-Packard Company serving in various finance, financial management, manufacturing, and general management positions. Mr. Gomo has a BS in Business Administration from Oregon State University and an MBA from Santa Clara University. Mr. Gomo is a Director at SanDisk Corporation and has served as a Director of Enphase Energy Inc. and NetSuite, Inc. and has been on the Board of Trustees of Oregon State University since October 2011. Mr. Gomo previously served as a Director and member of the Audit Committee of Macromedia, Inc. from April 2004 until its acquisition in December 2005.

John McAdam

John McAdam joined the Nutanix Board of Directors in August 2015. He currently serves as Board of Directors chair for F5 Networks, a provider of application delivery and networking technology. He has held that role since retiring as President and Chief Executive Officer of the company in July 2015. Prior to joining F5 Networks, Mr. McAdam served as General Manager of the Web server sales business at IBM from September 1999 to July 2000. From January 1995 until August 1999, Mr. McAdam served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Sequent Computer Systems, Inc., a manufacturer of high-end open systems, which was sold to IBM in September 1999.
Mr. McAdam serves on the board of directors of Tableau Software and Apptio. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Glasgow, Scotland.

Sales & Marketing

Craig F. Bumpus , Sr. VP, Sales

Craig Bumpus is a sales professional with more than 20 years of experience in sales strategy, channel development, OEM distribution, and development of direct and indirect global sales teams for start-ups and large enterprises in the security and data protection industries.
As CEO and Founder of DPC Inc., Craig has built the fastest growing value added reseller for EMC, RSA and Sophos in the New England region, growing the business to more than $17M within its first year. DPC has already accepted 2 VAR awards from manufacturers highlighting business excellence.
Prior to founding DPC, Craig was VP of Enterprise Sales at Sophos, an enterprise security software company, which acquired Utimaco, where Craig was COO and General Manager. Throughout his time at Sophos and Utimaco, Craig achieved company revenue of 68% and 83%, respectively. At Utimaco, Craig secured relationships with large OEMs, such as Lenovo and IBM, leading to significant revenue growth.
At Cisco Systems, Craig played an integral role in the Andiamo, Inc. acquisition and was subsequently responsible for building that division, including defining the sales and go-to-market strategy and signing multiple OEMS, including but not limited to, STK, Sun Microsystems, Hitachi Data Systems, IBM, EMC, HP and Dell.
Previous to that, Craig was a Divisional Vice President at EMC where he had multiple responsibilities including direct enterprise sales with revenue targets exceeding $1 billion, as well as growing new divisions – among which was a 100% channel-focused small and medium commercial business division. He also started EMC inside sales, telemarketing, and training programs in 2002. Craig had more than a decade’s tenure in various sales management roles at EMC.
Craig holds degrees in International Business, Management and Marketing from the University of Rhode Island and is a guest professor at Babson College.

Julie O’Brien , VP, Corporate Marketing

Julie is responsible for leading all aspects of corporate marketing including global brand strategy, channel and alliance marketing, demand generation, marketing operations and corporate events. She brings more than 20 years of global marketing and leadership experience to Nutanix from start-up and large enterprise software and networking companies.
Prior to joining Nutanix, Julie was VP of corporate marketing at Good Technology, where she relaunched the corporate brand identity, built an integrated global team and established the company’s first worldwide conference program. Before that, she was the industry marketing director at Box, where she led the strategy and team responsible for evangelizing secure cloud collaboration in key verticals. Prior to Box, Julie held a number of marketing leadership positions at Cisco across core networking and collaboration software product lines.

Patrick D. Cowden , VP, Central Europe & Emerging Markets

Patrick is the Vice President of Central Europe and Emerging Markets. His responsibilities include Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Russia. Spanning more than 50 countries and 30 languages, he covers one of the most exciting regions in the world.

Patrick has spent over 30 years in the IT and Telco space. At companies such as Cap Gemini, EDS, EMC, Dell, and Hitachi Data Systems, Patrick’s experience spanned the spectrum of hardware and software, including full service outsourcing and management consulting. He started as a Systems Engineer and worked his way through marketing and sales up to General Manager and Vice President. Born German-American and married to a Vietnamese, Patrick brings together the best attributes of American, European, and Asian cultures. The last 4 years prior to Nutanix, Patrick focused on developing a leadership model (Beyond Leadership) that fully activates the human potential in organizations. He continues to teach at top schools and speak at major conferences around the world on the topic of future leadership and organizational culture.

Patrick was trained as a Meteorologist in the US Navy and as a Mainframe Systems Programmer at Control Data. He lives in Berlin with his wife and 2 kids.

David Freeman , VP, SI Business

David has 17 years of experience in finance & planning roles. At Nutanix, David is responsible for Sales Operations, Inside Sales, Sales Enablement and Business Systems. Prior to Nutanix, David was VP of Business Planning & Operations at Zscaler where he led sales operations & business planning. Prior to that, David was Director of Finance at Palo Alto Networks where he played an instrumental role in building key financial models that helped facilitate the company’s rapid and predictable sales growth. Earlier in his career, David held various finance roles at NetSuite & Intel including playing a key role in the NetSuite IPO. David has a BA degree from the University of California, San Diego and an MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.

Anton Granic , VP, Sales - US West & Canada

Anton Granic is Vice President of Sales for the America’s West and Canada at Nutanix. Prior to taking on this expanded role, Anton was responsible for building out a high performance team in Canada, which not only included sales, but also channel, marketing, and distribution at a National Level. A company builder, and a huge advocate of innovation and disruption, Anton has over 20 years experience as a top producing Sales Professional. Previous to Nutanix, Anton worked for Palo Alto Networks, where he helped build out the region to be the top producing territory Globally during his tenure. This success was preceded with similar results with Security pioneers and innovators Utimaco (later acquired by Sophos), and Clearswift. Anton graduated from the University of Toronto with a B.A in Political Science and History.

Dave Gwyn , VP, Sales - US East & LATAM

Dave Gwyn has a BS in Computer Science from the University of Maryland, College Park. His experience includes three years of programming on NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope program, followed by fifteen years in the federal IT industry as a Consultant, Account Manager and Federal Director for companies including Powersoft, Sybase, SilverStream, Plumtree, and BEA. Prior to joining Nutanix in August 2012, he spent five years at VMware managing sales to the US Army, focused on server and desktop virtualization.

Chris Howard , VP, Sales - Federal & FSI

Chris Howard is a Vice President of Federal sales for the Nutanix team. He has been selling into the Federal Government for 15+ years with an emphasis on Virtualization and Infrastructure solutions for Data Centers. Prior to joining Nutanix he spent 6+ years managing the US Army Business at VMware and also 3 years at Dell supporting the US Army. He received his Bachelors degree in Business Administration with a Major in Accounting from West Virginia University.

Keith Moran , VP, Sales - Central US & SLED

Keith Moran is Vice President for the Central US and SLED at Nutanix, leading a high performance team across the Enterprise business segment as well as the State, Local Government and Education segment. Keith has been instrumental in scaling key Channel, OEM and Alliance partners for Nutanix. Keith has focused the majority of his career in the Converged and Hyper-Converged sector focusing on virtualized infrastructure for the data center. He has held a variety of sales and management positions at EMC and NetApp focused on building a world class sales organization.

Christopher Morgan , VP, Channels & Distribution - Americas

Christopher Morgan is Vice President of Channels and Distribution for the Americas at Nutanix. Morgan is responsible for development and execution of all indirect pathways to market including value added resellers, distribution, service provider and systems integrators.

Morgan has extensive experience leading global business and channel development organizations at technology companies. Prior to joining Nutanix he was the Sr. Director of Worldwide Hybrid Cloud Go to Market at NetApp. Director of Strategy, Alliances and Business Development at Wind River Systems, a leader in embedded real time operating systems., Morgan led Sun’s business development organization focused on Star Office and Star Portal office productivity solutions for service providers.

His professional experience also includes sales and sales management positions at AT&T. Morgan has a Bachelor of Science degree from San Jose State University in finance.

Venugopal Pai , VP, Alliances & Business Development

Pai joined Nutanix in early 2014 to transform Nutanix into a platform company and build a strong partner ecosystem with OEMs, technology partners and Healthcare vendors with a further charter to accelerate the growth of the company with sales and marketing pursuits and deliver unique product capabilities and innovative solutions that meets the needs of the customer and the market. With over 25 years of technology experience with Hitachi Data Systems, Brocade Communications, Oracle Corporation and Riverbed Technology, he brings a wealth of experience in building world-class alliance organizations. Nutanix’s partnership ecosystem today includes strategic partnerships with Dell, Intel, Lenovo, Microsoft, VMware, Citrix, Splunk, F5, Commvault, Brocade and other industry leaders.

Bob Wallace , VP, OEM Sales

As one of the first Sales leaders to join Nutanix, Bob has been instrumental in building the sales engine that has enabled Nutanix to achieve our unprecedented growth. In his initial role as Vice President of Corporate Sales Bob was responsible for creating and managing the foundational sales processes, enablement and operational standards that have allowed us to dynamically scale while maintaining maximum productivity. When we brought on our first OEM partner, Bob was tapped to build and lead our global OEM Sales organization that is now known for consistent success based on authentic, trusting partnerships.

Prior to joining Nutanix, Bob held various technology sales and sales leadership roles at companies including IBM, EMC, Good Technology, Silicon Graphics and most recently Palo Alto Networks where he held several key sales leadership roles from the company’s early start-up phase through their IPO.

Matt Young , VP, Sales - APAC

Matt Young is Vice President for Nutanix Asia Pacific and Japan, where he is responsible for leading all aspects of Nutanix’s operations across the region, including leading sales and support, business planning and strategy development, customer care, management of Nutanix’s country offices, and Nutanix’s alliances and channel strategy across the region while ensuring a superior customer experience. Matt brings over 20 years of global sales and executive management experience to Nutanix, growing and scaling emerging technology companies. Prior to joining Nutanix, he served as Vice President of Asia Pacific for Nicira Networks which was acquired by VMware in 2012 for $1.2B. During his more than 20 years in the technology industry, Matt has served on the executive management teams of Blue Coat Systems, Fortinet, Cosine, ACT Networks, Lucent Technologies and Transition Networks. Matt received his bachelor of individualized studies and a minor in Chinese and Japanese from the University of Minnesota.

Board Committee Composition

Lead Independent Director  

Chair of the Board  



Chair of the Board
  • Dheeraj Pandey
Compensation Committee
  • Jeff Parks
  • John McAdam
  • Ravi Mhatre
Audit Committee
  • Mike Scarpelli
  • Steve Gomo
  • Jeff Parks
Nominating and Governance Committee
  • Ravi Mhatre
  • Steve Gomo

Compensation Committee Audit Committee Nominating and Governance Committee
Dheeraj Pandey

Jeff Parks

John McAdam

Ravi Mhatre

Mike Scarpelli

Steve Gomo

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