Today Pure Storage (NYSE: PSTG), the IT pioneer that delivers storage as-a-service in a multi-cloud world, announces Ajay Singh as Chief Product Officer (CPO), effectively immediately. Singh will report to Chairman and CEO, Charles Giancarlo.
In this role, Singh will further the company's focus to create an unrivaled product portfolio that delivers a great customer experience, contributes to Pure's growth, and extends industry leadership in data and storage management.
"Pure continues to lead the storage industry in innovation, reliability and flexibility, and now delivering our technology as-a-service – increasing our relevance to both those who build infrastructure and those who build applications," said Charles Giancarlo, Chairman and CEO, Pure Storage. "In Ajay, we have exceptional talent to lead the continued expansion of Pure's portfolio and I look forward to seeing his expertise in action."
"I have had long-standing admiration for Pure and I could not be more eager to be a part of this world-class team," said Singh. "Pure is rightfully a disruptor and an innovator, meeting customers where they are and enabling them on a path forward to transform their environments."
As CPO, Singh will have direct responsibility for all of Pure's business units as well as the Global Alliances team focused on developing strong partnerships with important technology partners. Singh brings to Pure more than 25 years of experience in software and services with an extensive background leading as-a-Service and DevOps teams. He joins the company from VMware, where he led the company's transformation to the cloud as the General Manager of the Cloud Management Business Unit.