George KurianrnChief Executive Officer, NetApprnUS-based computer storage and data management company NetApp also has an Indian at the helm.rnrnGeorge Kurian who joined the company in 2011, where he was responsible for the solutions portfolio and joint partner technology integration. He was appointed as CEO in June 2015.rnrnEarlier, as executive vice president of Product Operations, George was responsible for the strategy and development of NetApp’s product and solutions portfolio. rnrnHe was also in charge of the product roadmap and engineering execution for the Data ONTAP operating system, the one of the most widely deployed branded storage operating system.rnrnPrior to joining NetApp, George was vice president and general manager of the Application Networking and Switching Technology Group at Cisco Systems. rnrnHe has also worked with Akamai Technologies, McKinsey & Company and Oracle Corporation.rnrnIncidentally, his twin brother Thomas Kurian is president at Oracle.rnrnGeorge did his schooling at St Joseph's Boys High School, Bengaluru. After that he joined IIT Madras. But he left IIT to pursue a degree in electrical engineering from Princeton University and a master’s degree in business administration from Stanford University.