Nutanix, a global provider of cloud computing solutions for private, hybrid and multi-cloud environments, has announced the promotion of James Karuttykaran as Senior Director, Multi-cloud Business Development, EMEA. In his new role, Karuttykaran will be responsible for developing strategic partnerships with leading players in the public cloud. He reports directly to Andy Brewerton, Director, Sales Strategy EMEA, Nutanix.
In this new position, Karuttykaran will put his extensive expertise in Nutanix technologies to work for the company’s customers’ multi-cloud deployment needs. His priority will be to strengthen Nutanix’s relationship with Microsoft to facilitate the deployment of European customers’ infrastructure and workloads on Azure.
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 six 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 Pon toise, Karuttykaran continued his training with a work-study programme in computer science at the CFA Léonard de Vinci at Veritas Software, a company he later joined in 2003 as a technical support engineer.Click below to share this article