Sathya Sankaran is the founder and General Manager of the CloudCasa business within Catalogic Software, where he provides operational and strategic oversight across R&D, marketing, sales and partner alliances. Sathya was an early enthusiast of the potential for containers and cloud technologies to transform how we innovate and deliver solutions to businesses. He is responsible for Catalogic’s strategic pivot to focus on addressing Day 2 challenges in Kubernetes and cloud native ecosystems, including data protection, cyber-resilience and cloud mobility. As the COO of Catalogic Software, Sathya leads engineering, sales and alliance teams at Catalogic and was instrumental in the strategic sale of Catalogic’s copy data management portfolio to IBM Storage in 2021. Apart from work and a young family, Sathya is passionate about Cricket, F1, electric cars and world politics. Sathya holds a BE from the University of Madras, MS from Columbia University, N.Y., and an MBA in Strategy and Finance from New York University Stern School of Business.