Nutanix announced that it has named Mandy Dhaliwal as Chief Marketing Officer and Shyam Desirazu as Head of Engineering. Each brings more than two decades of experience building and scaling high performing, mission-driven organizations. They will both report to Rajiv Ramaswami, the Chief Executive Officer at Nutanix.
Mandy brings to Nutanix more than 25 years of experience in driving growth and innovation strategies across the cloud and software markets, and building high performing, mission-driven organizations. In this role, she will work closely with the company’s executive leadership team to drive a global marketing strategy that will accelerate the adoption of Nutanix’s enterprise hybrid multicloud solutions.
Most recently, Mandy was the Chief Marketing Officer for Boomi, where she was responsible for leading, planning and executing the company’s global go-to-market, brand presence, product marketing, demand generation, partner marketing, field marketing, customer advocacy, strategic events and corporate communications functions.
Mandy’s career experience spans high profile positions at venture-backed startups, high-growth businesses and large public corporations. Before joining Boomi, she served as Fugue’s CMO, and held senior marketing leadership positions at BlazeMeter, SOASTA, EMC, and Legato Systems.
In this role, Desirazu will work in close partnership with Ramaswami and Nutanix’s executive leadership team to evolve and drive the company’s technology and platform vision, roadmap, innovation strategy, and R&D investments across the portfolio. He will own the engineering function of the organization and will play an essential role in driving the future growth of the business.
With more than 20 years of experience building and scaling world class engineering teams, Desirazu brings deep technical and leadership expertise from positions across early-stage startups, high-growth businesses and large public enterprises. He has a proven track-record of building, deploying and managing cloud-based services and an extensive systems background with broad technical expertise, especially in core storage.
Most recently, he was Vice President of Engineering for VMware Cloud on AWS at VMware. In this role, he led the engineering team that built VMware Cloud on AWS as well as other cloud solutions. Prior to that, he served as Senior Vice President of Engineering at BlueTalon focused on building the global development organization and defining the product design, strategic partnership and engineering processes. He also has held engineering leadership positions at Panzura, Zynga, Citrix and Netapp.