Kiran Bhageshpur

CTO at Qumulo

Kiran Bhageshpur is the CTO at Qumulo. Prior to Qumulo, Kiran was a board member at Igneous from September 2013 to November 2020. At Igneous, Kiran co-founded the company and led an amazing team of engineers, product managers, solution architects, marketeers and sales folks through multiple financing rounds and key large enterprise customer wins. Before Igneous, Kiran was the Vice President of Engineering - Isilon Storage Division at EMC from January 2012 to July 2013 where they were responsible for all aspects of product development at EMC's Isilon Storage Division. Prior to EMC, Kiran was the Director - Enterprise Software at Questra Corporation from February 2005 to June 2007. Before Questra Corporation, Kiran was the Senior Engineering Manager at Lucent Technologies from September 2000 to December 2002. And before that, they were the Engineering Manager at Latitude Communications from January 1994 to December 2000.

Kiran Bhageshpur has a MS in Electrical Engineering from The University of Texas at Arlington and a BSEE in Electrical Engineering from Bangalore University.

Some of their coworkers include Eric Brodersen - Chief Customer Officer, Ryan Hesson - SVP, Worldwide Sales, and Matt Frey - CFO. Kiran Bhageshpur reports to Bill Richter, President & CEO. A direct report to Kiran Bhageshpur is and Molly Brown - VP, Engineering.


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  • CTO

    May, 2022 - present

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