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Cohesity Recruits VMware Veteran Sanjay Poonen as New CEO, Considers IPO

Former VMware chief operating officer Sanjay Poonen is joining backup software startup Cohesity as its new chief executive. After eight successful years with VMware, Poonen joins the startup as it prepares to challenge rivals like Dell—and possibly pursue an IPO. The industry veteran was recruited directly by Cohesity’s founder and former CEO...