Dr. Mohit Aron is Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Nutanix. Dr. Aron brings over 15 years of experience in building scalable, high-performance distributed systems. Prior to founding Nutanix, Dr. Aron was a lead architect at Aster Data, where he made important contributions to the design and architecture of the Aster nCluster product line. Previously, he was at Google, leading the design and development of Google File System (GFS), the software that manages data on Google's large-scale clusters. Dr. Aron holds a PhD in Computer Science from Rice University with a focus on distributed systems and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi.