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Wendy M. Pfeiffer CIO, Nutanix

Former GoPro VP of IT and technology

Nutanix, Inc. appointed Wendy M. Pfeiffer, former VP of IT at GoPro, as CIO.

In this role, effective immediately, she will lead the global IT team to support Nutanix’s business operations and employees.

Over the next year, she and her team will be dedicated to helping Nutanix scale and add IT capabilities to make sure that employees have innovative and frictionless tools to support their work. In her role, she will also work to create an IT function that takes into account new ideas and viewpoints in order to improve the Nutanix IT infrastructure. Finally, she will apply her expertise to lead the IT team to use and shape current and future enterprise cloud offerings.

Joining Nutanix is the culmination of my highest IT aspirations,” she said. “I look forward to operating IT infrastructure at a thriving public company and to personally use Nutanix’s revolutionary technologies on a day-to-day basis. My team and I are focused on ensuring Nutanix retains the nimble, responsive and boundless culture of a start-up while keeping business operations and company data stable and secure. I am honored to join a company that values my contribution, and look forward to helping mold the company’s culture.”

Pfeiffer joins Nutanix following a career leading technology teams for industry-makers. She began her career in IT leadership running professional services at Exodus Communications, supporting production operations and privacy initiatives at Yahoo, and helping companies like Robert Half and GoPro make their private and public cloud operate at enterprise. This experience has provided her with an understanding of the benefits and limitations of technologies and operating models which she hopes to apply to her role at Nutanix.

We are delighted to welcome Wendy to our leadership team,” said Dheeraj Pandey, founder, chairman and CEO. “She is a proven leader with an impressive track record building high-performance IT organizations within world-class companies. Wendy and her team will play a key role in shaping Nutanix’s enterprise cloud platform and fulfilling our mission to make infrastructure invisible.”