Dr. Jai Menon

Dr. Jai Menon

Company: Cloudistics

Job Title: Chief Scientist, Cloudistics. IBM Fellow and Dell CTO Emeritus


 Dr. Jai Menon has served as CTO for multi-billion dollar Systems businesses (Servers, Storage, Networking) at both IBM and Dell.

Jai was an IBM Fellow, IBM’s highest technical honor, and 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 he co-invented one of the earliest RAID-6 codes in the industry called EVENODD. He was also the leader of the team that created the industry’s first, and still the most successful, storage virtualization product. When he left IBM, Jai was Chief Technology Officer for Systems Group, responsible for guiding 15,000 developers.

In 2012, he joined Dell as VP and CTO for Dell Enterprise Solutions Group. In 2013, he became Head of Research and Chief Research Officer for Dell.

Jai holds 53 patents, has published 82 papers, and is contributing author to three books on database and storage systems. He is an IEEE Fellow and an IBM Master Inventor, he is a Distinguished Alumnus of both IIT, Madras and Ohio State University, and he is a recipient of the IEEE Wallace McDowell Award and the IEEE Reynold B. Johnson Information Systems Award. He serves on several university, customer and company advisory boards.

Dr. Jai Menon Seminars

  • The 4th Era of IT Infrastructure: Beyond Hyperconverged to Superconverged Systems Wed 5th Oct 13:40 - 14:10

    The 4th Era of IT Infrastructure: Beyond Hyperconverged to Superconverged Systems

    Hear about the emerging 4th generation of IT infrastructures that comes after hyperconverged -- called superconverged. Superconverged systems combine the best of converged and hyperconverged systems, while providing new capabilities beyond what either provides. They make it extremely easy for customers to consume IT and meet all of their performance, resiliency, and cost objectives. Join our session to learn how Cloudistics Chief Scientist and IBM Fellow Emeritus, Jai Menon, views superconverged systems, and how it meets the IT infrastructure requirements of today.


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    Time / Place

    Wed 5th Oct 13:40 to 14:10

    Webscale IT: Journey to Enterprise Cloud

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