Chhabria has been with the company for 14 years. Anil Valluri continues in his role as President for India & SAARC for the NetApp sales entity.
“India is a crucial centre for NetApp in terms of delivering growth and value to the company. We are committed to our vision of innovating relentlessly to drive breakthroughs in data management. With data driven technologies such as Artificial Intelligence and DevOps leading the digital transformation wave in India, it is an exciting time to take on this responsibility. We want to accelerate the success of our customers and partners. The NetApp India GCoE is a key player in the company strategy,” said Chhabria.
Chhabria has nearly three decades work experience, and earlier worked at Sun Microsystems and Silicon Graphics, among other firms in the areas of product engineering, product management and general management.
At NetApp, he helped strengthen the NetApp Excellerator, the company’s flagship startup accelerator program. He has a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Bangalore University, a master’s in computer science from Penn State University and an MBA from Santa Clara University – California.