Dr. Jai Menon
Jai has spent the last 15 years as CTO for multi-billion dollar businesses at IBM and Dell. Jai is a technologist with deep understanding of enterprise customer needs and requirements and has a proven ability to create significant new businesses by consistently finding the “next big thing” that customers need and technology enables. Jai was an IBM Fellow, IBM’s highest technical honour, and an IEEE Fellow. Jai holds 53 patents, has published 78 papers and reports, and is a contributing author to three books on database and storage systems. Jai is one of the early pioneers who helped create the technology behind what is now a $20B RAID industry. He impacted every significant IBM RAID product between 1990 & 2010, and was also the leader of the team that created the industry’s first, and still the most successful, storage virtualisation product.