Event Name: My Story – Dheeraj Pandey
Date: Thursday, February 9, 2017
Location: Computer History Museum: 1401 N Shoreline Blvd, Mountain View, CA 94043
Hosted by: TiE Silicon Valley
Dheeraj Pandey’s journey is an exceptional success story even in the Silicon Valley! Come join us at an interactive session with this amazing entrepreneur. Dheeraj is the Founder, CEO & Chairman of Nutanix, the hottest tech IPO in recent times. Prior to founding Nutanix in 2009, Dheeraj served as 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 Corporation, he managed the storage engine group for Oracle Database/Exadata and co-authored numerous patents for distributed databases. Dheeraj’s entrepreneurial spirit has been recognized with several prestigious awards, including Dell’s Founders 50, EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year, Silicon Valley, and CRN’s “Top 25 Innovators” lists 2015-2016. He holds a BS in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT, Kanpur), where he was named “Best All-Rounder Student Among All Graduating Students in All Disciplines” and bestowed with the Distinguished Alumnus Award.
Dheeraj will be joined by Ravi Mhatre, Founder & Managing Director of Lightspeed Venture Partners, a leading venture capital firm in the Silicon Valley. Lightspeed is an anchoring investor in Nutanix and Ravi will aptly host the interactive session with our guest of honor – Dheeraj Pandey. We are proud that both these accomplished men are charter members of TiE Silicon Valley.
Event host: Ravi Mhatre, Lightspeed Venture Partners
6PM – 7PM: Networking and Refreshments
7PM – 7:10PM: Program Introduction by TiE
7:10PM – 8:30PM: Dheeraj shares his inspiring story
8:30PM – 9PM: An interactive session