Anil Valluri is the President of India & SAARC Operations for NetApp. He joined NetApp in February 2012. He is responsible for the overall business and operations of NetApp in India and the SAARC region. His directive includes growing market share and driving healthy ecosystem growth among both Partners and Customers in the region.
Anil comes to NetApp with an experience of over 25 years in Sales, Marketing and Technology Leadership roles. In this span, he has been a part of some of the largest enterprises in India, specifically in their Enterprise IT build outs and in diversified industries such as Banking, Telecommunications, Government, Retail and Manufacturing segments. Prior to NetApp, Anil was with Artiman Ventures, a bay-area based Venture Capital firm that specialized in white-space investments as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence, before which he was with Sun Microsystems where his last role was as Vice-President & Managing Director of Sun Microsystems, India. He has also donned several roles in Services Business, Systems Engineering, Product Business and Sales across Sun Microsystems, DEC India and DCM Data Products.
Anil is an alumnus of Stanford University and believes in amalgamating the learnings of Leadership and Entrepreneurship together, in what he does. He is a regular speaker on leadership & technology, and has been on the advisory councils for customers, CTO/CIO forums and has been on many Jury Panels for well-known publications.