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Cohesity appoints Sanjay Poonen as CEO and President

Cohesity appoints Sanjay Poonen as CEO and President

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Cohesity, a leader in next-gen data management, has announced the appointment of Sanjay Poonen as CEO and President. He will also join the Cohesity Board of Directors. Poonen was formerly COO of VMware and President of SAP. Mohit Aron – who has been CEO since founding the company in 2013 – will accelerate Cohesity’s product innovation and roadmap as Founder and Chief Technology and Product Officer. Aron will continue to lead the company’s research and development (R&D), support and services, as well as the Office of the CTO. He will remain on the Cohesity Board of Directors. 

“Cohesity sits at the intersection of three of the highest priority business issues today – cybersecurity, cloud, and data management – and is poised to become a major powerhouse,” said Poonen. “In my due diligence with customers, I’ve found that Cohesity has some of the best technology in its category and protects data for many of the biggest brands in the Fortune 500. Above all, Mohit has built an incredible team across the organisation that is committed to driving innovation while putting customers first. I look forward to leading this talented organisation and driving even further success in strong partnership with Mohit and all Cohesians.” 

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