Nutanix appoints new lead to drive multicloud business in EMEA
Nutanix has appointed James Karuttykaran as Senior Director, Multicloud Business Development, EMEA.
According to a statement released by the company, Karuttykaran will be responsible for developing strategic partnerships with leading players in the public cloud and will report directly to Andy Brewerton, Director Sales Strategy EMEA at Nutanix.
His priority will be to strengthen Nutanix's relationship with Microsoft to facilitate the deployment of European customers' infrastructure and workloads on Azure.
The statement reads: “Karuttykaran joined Nutanix at the creation of the French office in March 2014 as a pre-sales engineer. He quickly rose through the ranks to become Nutanix's Senior Director Systems Engineering Southern Europe and French-speaking Africa, responsibilities he held prior to this new promotion. Before joining Nutanix, he spent 6 years at VMware where he held various pre-sales, customer and partner positions, followed by 2 years at HDS as a virtualisation specialist.”
“With an initial training in electronics and industrial computing at the University of Cergy Pontoise, James Karuttykaran continued his training with a work-study program in computer science at the CFA Léonard de Vinci at Veritas Software, a company he later joined in 2003 as a technical support engineer.”