Mr. Brian Stevens has joined the Board of Directors of enterprise cloud platform provider Nutanix. Located in headquarters in San Jose, California, United States, Nutanix offers an “invisible” infrastructure that allows its customers to focus on their applications and core business competencies. Founded in 2009, the company’s products and services include private and hybrid clouds, data center infrastructure, virtualization and server virtualization, and ‘Big Data’ options. It was in the news last year for acquiring botmetric maker Minjar. Mr. Stevens joins Nutanix’s Board on June 1, 2019.
Mr. Stevens has had a long and varied career to date. Before joining Nutanix’s Board he was most recently in charge of technology vision as Google Cloud Platform’s (GCP’s) CTO. Before that, he was EVP and CTO at open source solutions provider Red Hat where he led the company’s engineering activity. Other roles have included CTO of Mission Critical Linux and Senior Architect at Digital Equipment Corporation. A board member of several organizations (including the ‘Open Stack Foundation), Mr. Stevens has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of New Hampshire in the United States. He also acquired a Masters of Science degree in Computer Systems from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York.
“We have come to know Brian well over the past few years and value his insight and visionary leadership,” explained Nutanix’s CEO and founder Dheeraj Pandey in a statement. “From building an open-source leader to developing a public cloud that enterprises depend on, Brian has a deep understanding of the foundational technologies that customers will rely on in the years to come. We’re thrilled to add his leadership and voice to our board as we endeavor to raise the bar in how we deliver great products to our customers as they increasingly move toward a multicloud world.”
“Nutanix has a clear vision for how the multicloud landscape will evolve and looks to lead the industry as it relates to what that means for the future of the cloud computing space,” suggested Mr. Stevens. “The next few years will be an exciting time in this industry and I’m looking forward to working with Nutanix to further their vision for the future of enterprise cloud.”Do you know of any other companies onboarding new executives? Let us know the details. Add your comments below.