Christian Alvarez

Sr. Vice President Worldwide Channels

Christian Alvarez is Senior Vice President of Worldwide Channels at Nutanix. As a member of the executive leadership team, Christian has responsibility of the strategic direction of Nutanix’s channel partner ecosystem, fostering strategic relationships and developing global sales and distribution programs for valueadded resellers (VARs), distributors, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), global system integrators (GSIs), and Telco/XSP partners. Christian has a deep commitment and passion for partners and has responsibility for managing and supporting the partner organization which represents the company's primary route to market.

Christian has a track record of leading high-performance teams in executive management roles at some of the world’s leading telecommunications and technology companies. In his nearly 26-year career in technology, his focus has been on transforming organizations to achieve significant growth, while effectively managing profitability, accretive contributions and developing his teams to achieve their full potential.

Prior to joining Nutanix, Christian held a number of senior leadership positions in companies like Cyan a Ciena Company, Avaya, eLandia Group, Connexion Technologies and Terremark Worldwide a Verizon Company. Most recently, Christian served as Worldwide Head of Channels & Distribution at Juniper Networks with responsibility of over 14,000 partners and 50 distributors around the world. Christian’s people-first leadership style drives his commitment to creating amazing experiences for customers and to fostering a positive, inclusive corporate culture.