Director, President & Chief Executive Officer
ProfileEarly in his career, Sanjay realized that – although he could write code – he was better at helping people use it. That’s why, as a customer-driven CEO, he is determined to deliver Commvault solutions that impact the business and lives of our customers. Since joining the company, he propelled Commvault forward by further innovating its industry-recognized portfolio; introducing a new SaaS offering; and completing the Company’s first major acquisition.
Sanjay joined Commvault from the software maker Puppet, where he served as CEO for more than two years. During his tenure at Puppet, he grew the user base of Puppet’s open source and commercial solutions to more than 40,000 companies, including 75 percent of the Fortune 100. He grew Puppet’s global presence, opening new offices in Seattle, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo and Timisoara, Romania. Prior to that, he spent two decades in senior leadership roles at Microsoft, VMware and EMC Corp.
As a “global citizen,” Sanjay’s move to Commvault’s New Jersey headquarters is a return to his roots. He has family in the New Jersey area and is on the board of directors at Drew University, his alma mater. In addition to his board role at Drew, where he studied computer science and math, he serves on the board of Datameer. He earned his MBA from the University of Pittsburgh.