NetApp, Inc. is an American hybrid cloud data services and data management company headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. It has ranked in the Fortune 500 since 2012. Founded in 1992 as Network Appliance with an IPO in 1995, NetApp offers hybrid cloud data services for management of applications and data across cloud and on-premises environments.
Throughout the world, leading organizations count on NetApp for software, systems and services to store, manage, protect, and retain one of their most precious assets: their data. We enable enterprises, service providers and partners to envision, deploy, and evolve their IT environments. Customers benefit from our open collaboration with other technology leaders to create the specific solutions they need. We were incorporated in 1992 and created the world’s first networked storage appliance. Today, we offer a portfolio of products and services that satisfy a broad range of customer workloads across different data types and deployment models.
George Kurian is chief executive officer at NetApp and a member of the Board of Directors. George joined the company in 2011, bringing his passion and relentless focus on execution to his leadership roles at NetApp. He was named CEO in June 2015.
Previously at NetApp, as executive vice president of Product Operations, George was responsible for the strategy and development of NetApp’s product and solutions portfolio. Before that George was senior vice president of the Data ONTAP Group. He oversaw the product roadmap and engineering execution for the Data ONTAP operating system, the world’s most widely deployed branded storage operating system.
George joined NetApp as senior vice president of the Storage Solutions Group, where he was responsible for the solutions portfolio and joint partner technology integration.
Prior to joining NetApp, George was vice president and general manager of the Application Networking and Switching Technology Group at Cisco Systems. In this role, he was responsible for Cisco products for the modular campus LAN switching and WAN application delivery markets. He also led Cisco’s successful development of products and solutions to enable Ethernet-based converged networks for video, voice and data.
George’s diverse background also includes the role of vice president at Akamai Technologies, management consulting at McKinsey & Company, and leading software engineering and product management teams at Oracle Corporation.
George holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Princeton University and an MBA from Stanford University.
César Cernuda President
Brad Anderson Executive Vice President and General Manager, NetApp Hybrid Cloud Services and NetApp Foundational Data Services Business Unit
Mike Berry Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Matthew Fawcett Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary
Biren Fondekar Chief Transformation Officer
Anthony Lye Senior Vice President and General Manager, NetApp Cloud Data Services Business Unit
Atish S Gude Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer
Debra McCowan Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
James Whitemore Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
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