Ajeya Motaganahalli works as the Director for Engineering Programs, Strategy, and Business Operations with NetApp with global responsibility for driving NetApp’s manageability product releases.
Other responsibilities include the formulation of strategy, management of business operations and program management functions. Ajeya is additionally, responsible for NetApp’s Bangalore site governance and has recently over leadership responsibilities for NetApp’s Startup Accelerator which is usually called NetApp Excellerator – startup.netapp.in
Ajeya Motaganahalli is a well-rounded engineering leader with 17 years of experience in software product development in data management as well as network management.
Ajeya is responsible for leading several complex innovative product releases to help NetApp realize the vision of the Data Fabric and win in the cloud. Ajeya holds a B.Tech degree from Bangalore University and has worked both in the US as well as in India with renowned MNCs such as EMC and Infosys-Finacle and Caritor (NTT Data) prior to joining NetApp.
In this era of digital transformation, Ajeya aspires to provide leadership in transforming product strategy and execution by providing high-quality engineering inputs to gain top quality outcomes. Ajeya is passionate about giving back to the ecosystem by nurturing innovation through helping and enabling start-ups and building future leaders.
NetApp Excellerator Program and Six Start-Ups
Last Thursday stamped graduation day for the six new companies from the second associate of the NetApp Excellerator Program. As a component of their graduation, the six new businesses who were chosen for the program, ArchSaber, SigTuple, Nanobi, BlobCity, Anlyz, and DataKen, met up to pitch their new companies to a large group of participants, including financial speculators, NetApp officials, and other unmistakable industry pioneers.
The six new companies who partook in the second accomplice were cautiously chosen from more than 450 applications, and our tutors and in-house innovation specialists took incredible consideration in making custom projects for every one of them.
Our six new companies discovered some early triumphs as a component of the NetApp Excellerator Program. SigTuple got subsidizing, Anlyz and BlobCity started different confirmation of-idea ventures, and our other new businesses had some huge client wins too.
Before the finish of the program, every one of our new businesses had tweaked their methodology, items, target markets and cloud system dependent on our proposals. BlogCity, SigTuple, and Naobi additionally turned out to be vital coalition accomplices with NetApp, which will enable them to co-make arrangements and offer them for sale to the public.
The occasion likewise incorporated an intriguing fireside visit between Deepak Visweswaraiah, Sr. VP at NetApp, and Rajesh Raju, Managing Director at Kalaari Capital with respect to the appearance of B2B new companies and putting resources into tech. This was trailed by 6 high octane startup pitches, made a decision by a board of inside and outside jury individuals. Following that was board discourse about learnings from India Startup Ecosystem that was directed by Pari Natarajan, CEO of Zinnov, including Sheila Rohra, Vice President and Chief Transformation Officer at NetApp, Sampad Swain, Founder of InstaMojo, and Brij Bhasin of Rebright Partners.
Simply a month ago, the NetApp Excellerator Program was granted the Best Corporate Start-Up Accelerator Program Award at the Zinnov Confluence 2018 occasion.
We will formally be tolerating applications beginning quickly for the third accomplice till August fifth. New businesses working in territories, for example, IoT, cloud, huge information and examination, machine learning, virtualization, information security, stockpiling, information the board, and different regions are urged to apply.