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Dheeraj Pandey

Founder, CEO & Chairman
Recognized by Business Insider as top 30 Most Influential people in Tech Industry, Dheeraj Pandey is the Founder, CEO & Chairman of Nutanix.

Dheeraj’s entrepreneurial spirit has been recognized with several prestigious awards, including, EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year, Silicon Valley, Dell’s Founders 50, CRN’s “Top 25 Innovators” lists 2015-2016. He led Nutanix to a successful IPO in 2016, valuing the company at US$ 5 Billion on Nasdaq. Nutanix had the highest opening of any tech company in the history of Nasdaq with investors and traders putting faith in his vision of Enterprise Cloud and for decisively changing the way data centers of today function.

Dheeraj received an M.S. in Computer Science from The University of Texas (Austin), where he was a Doctoral Fellow. Mr. Pandey received a B.Tech. in Computer Science from the IIT Kanpur, where he was judged the "Best All-Rounder Student Among All Graduating Students in All Disciplines."

Prior to founding Nutanix, Dheeraj held leadership positions at Oracle and Teradata where he led large engineering teams to develop cutting edge solutions for business critical application.