John McAdam joined the Nutanix Board of Directors in August 2015. He currently serves as Board of Directors chair for F5 Networks, a provider of application delivery and networking technology. He has held that role since retiring as President and Chief Executive Officer of the company in July 2015. Prior to joining F5 Networks, Mr. McAdam served as General Manager of the Web server sales business at IBM from September 1999 to July 2000. From January 1995 until August 1999, Mr. McAdam served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Sequent Computer Systems, Inc., a manufacturer of high-end open systems, which was sold to IBM in September 1999. Mr. McAdam serves on the board of directors of Tableau Software and Apptio. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Glasgow, Scotland.