|Rice University, MS|
Varun Mehta is responsible for Nimble Storageâ€™s product development, customer support, andâ€”along with the entire executive teamâ€”company strategy. Varun was Nimbleâ€™s founding CEO, leading the company through its first three rounds of funding and a record rate of customer acquisition. Prior to Nimble, Varun was vice president of engineering at PeakStream Inc., a startup that was acquired by Google. Varun also served as vice president of engineering and was the twelfth employee at Data Domain, where he built the team that delivered the companyâ€™s first products to market and sold 800+ units in its first two years of shipping. Varun spent more than six years at NetApp, which he joined as its eleventh employee. He also held senior management positions at FastForward Networks, Panasas, and Sun Microsystems. Varun holds an MS in computer engineering from Rice University and an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley.