Mohit Aron has over 15 years of experience in building scalable, high- performance distributed systems, and has been attributed as the father of hyperconvergence. Aron founded his current company Cohesity in 2013 and co-founded Nutanix in 2009. Prior to co-founding Nutanix, Aron was at Google as a lead developer on the Google File System engineering project.

Among many prestigious awards Cohesity has received since its inception, Cohesity was named by the World Economic Forum (WEF) as one of the world’s 61 most promising Technology Pioneers 2018.

Aron graduated with a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Rice University with a focus on distributed systems. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi India.