Ajay Gulati shares responsibility for driving ZeroStack’s product innovation, bringing to life his thought leadership in systems infrastructures and virtualization. Ajay was a senior architect and R&D lead at VMware where he designed flagship products including Storage I/O control, Storage DRS and DRS. He has been recognized as a prolific inventor by his peers and has more than a dozen patents to his name. Ajay has consulted with multiple startups including Nimble Storage and Velocloud Networks. Ajay has a Ph.D. from Rice University and a B.S. from IIT Kharagpur.