Monica Kumar Joins Nutanix as Senior Vice President of Product and Solutions Marketing

Oracle Veteran Brings 20+ Years of Go-to-Market Experience to Nutanix

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nutanix
(NASDAQ:NTNX),
a leader in enterprise cloud computing, today announced that it has
appointed Monica Kumar as Senior Vice President of Marketing, where she
will lead product and solutions marketing globally for Nutanix.

“Nutanix is known for product excellence and unwavering dedication to
the customer. As the market continues to shift toward multi-cloud
adoption and Nutanix builds out its platform with new offerings, it
faces new challenges in delivering on that excellence without
complexity,” said Kumar. “It’s an honor and privilege to join the
fearless, passionate and humble leadership team at Nutanix. I’m excited
to bring my experience to this incredible company as it enters the next
cycle of its growth, building a true enterprise cloud platform for
companies of all sizes.”

Kumar’s experience includes more than 22 years at Oracle. Most recently,
she was vice president of Oracle Cloud Platform marketing, where she led
global product marketing for their flagship data management portfolio
including the world’s first Autonomous Database. During her tenure at
Oracle, Kumar launched several industry-leading products in the
Platform-as-a-Service and Infrastructure-as-a-Service markets and built
businesses from idea to hyper-growth. She also held other roles at the
company including within database product marketing and Linux, MySQL,
virtualization and open source product marketing. Prior to Oracle, Kumar
spent time in product marketing at Informix.

At Nutanix, Kumar will be responsible for product and solutions
marketing where she will drive the global Go-to-Market (GTM) engine,
which includes strategy, messaging, thought leadership and category
creation efforts for the company to take it into the next chapter of
growth. She will play a critical role in driving the marketing strategy
of the company as well as continuing to generate brand and category
awareness, and evolving the positioning across the suite of Nutanix
products.

Kumar currently serves on the board of directors for Watermark, an
organization whose mission is to increase the number of women in
leadership positions. She was given the award of “2017 Powerful Women of
the Bay” by CDA Consulting Group and “2017 Women of Influence” by The
Silicon Valley Business Journal in recognition for being passionate
about educating, empowering, and connecting with women in business and
the community.

“Monica’s an expert in making the benefits of even the most complex
technology easy to understand, which is 100% in alignment with the
Nutanix philosophy of simplicity,” said Ben Gibson, Chief Marketing
Officer at Nutanix. “She brings great Tier 1 enterprise app marketing
DNA with her to Nutanix as well as a keen sense of our customer and
their needs. We are delighted to have her join the Nutanix team.”

About Nutanix

Nutanix is a global leader in cloud software and hyperconverged
infrastructure solutions, making infrastructure invisible so that IT can
focus on the applications and services that power their business.
Companies around the world use Nutanix Enterprise Cloud OS software to
bring one-click application management and mobility across public,
private and distributed edge clouds so they can run any application at
any scale with a dramatically lower total cost of ownership. The result
is organizations that can rapidly deliver a high-performance IT
environment on demand, giving application owners a true cloud-like
experience. Learn more at www.nutanix.com
or follow us on Twitter @nutanix.

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Contacts

Jennifer Massaro
Jennifer.massaro@nutanix.com
408.309.6886

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