Founder & Co-Founder


Mohit Aron

Dr. Mohit Aron received his Bachelor of Technology degree in Computer Science & Engineering from IIT Delhi in 1995 and Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science from Rice University in 2000.

The founder and CEO of Cohesity, Dr. Mohit Aron, is an entrepreneur and businessman. He is commonly referred as the “Father of Hyper-Converged Infrastructure”. He has more than 15 years of experience in building scalable, high-performance distribution systems. He built his career with various start-ups, Zambeel Inc., Google and Aster Data Systems. He co-founded Nutanix in 2009 and founded Cohesity Inc. in 2013. Both of the companies are unicorn startup companies. Nutanix had a market value of US$ 2 billion in September 2016 before it went for IPO. While, Cohesity reached a valuation of over US$ 1 Billion in 2018, achieving Unicorn feet in just 5 years.

Since 2017, Dr. Aron is also a board member and advisor at Memsql Inc. He has received Outstanding Engineering Alumni Award – 2018 for “outstanding professional achievement and service to society” by Rice University. He has also been listed as The Top 25 Innovators of 2012 and The Top 25 Disrupters of 2016 by CRN magazine.

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