Dheeraj is the Founder, CEO & Chairman of Nutanix. He brings a wealth of experience of working at high growth enterprise software companies. Prior to founding Nutanix, Dheeraj was the VP of Engineering at Aster Data (now Teradata), where he helped build the product and its engineering team from the ground up. At Oracle, he managed the storage engine group for Oracle Database/Exadata, and co-authored numerous patents in the area of distributed databases. Dheeraj’s entrepreneurial spirit has been recognized with a number of prestigious awards including Dell’s Founders 50 and the E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year, Silicon Valley. Dheeraj is a Ph.D. dropout from University of Texas (Austin), where he was a Graduate Fellow of CS. He holds a BS in CS from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT, Kanpur), where he was adjudged the “Best All-Rounder Student Among All Graduating Students in All Disciplines” and bestowed with the Distinguished Alumnus Award.
Kim Milosevich is a partner at Andreessen Horowitz where she focuses on the branding, content, and communications of the firm and its portfolio companies which include BuzzFeed, Pinterest, Airbnb, and Freenome. In this role, she works with Andreessen Horowitz’s general partners to help them build thought leadership platforms on topics ranging from AI to cryptocurrencies to the intersection of biology and computer science that aim to shape the tech industry. She also serves as a marketing and communications advisor to the firm’s portfolio of startups. Prior to Andreessen Horowitz, Kim led global consumer and product communications for Skype based in London. And prior to Skype, Kim led international product and tech PR at Yahoo!, where she helped evangelize the company’s product, developer and research efforts in more than 60 markets outside the U.S. Before her time in London working with Skype and Yahoo!, she lived in San Francisco and worked at The OutCast Agency where she elevated the profiles and managed the reputations for start-ups, venture capitalists and established brands. Kim has a B.S. in Economics from Pennsylvania State University.