Shyam Desirazu

Head of Engineering at Nutanix

Shyam Desirazu is the Head of Engineering at Nutanix, responsible for setting and evolving the overall technology vision and strategy for the company. He leads the company’s engineering function, while developing and driving Nutanix’s technology roadmap that is aligned with product vision and business goals. With 20+ years of experience scaling world class engineering teams and building, deploying and managing cloud-based services, Shyam brings a deep systems background with broad technical expertise to Nutanix, especially in core storage. Shyam brings extensive technical and leadership expertise from positions across early-stage startups, high-growth businesses and large public enterprises. Shyam most recently served as Vice President of Engineering and VMware Cloud on AWS at VMware. Prior to that, he was the Senior Vice President of Engineering at BlueTalon (a Microsoft company) focused on building the global development organization and defining the product design, strategic partnership and engineering processes. Shyam has also held roles at Panzura, Zynga, Citrix and NetApp.