John founded Pure Storage in 2009. He took the company public in 2015 (NYSE: PSTG). He previously worked in the office of the CTO at Yahoo and was a founding engineer at Bix.
John earned his degree in Computer Science and Systems Engineering from Guelph University in Ontario, Canada.
Volkmar Uhlig spent 15+ years building large scale distributed real-time systems. He was co-founder and CTO of Adello, architect at Teza Technologies, and started his career at IBM Watson Research.
Volkmar earned his PhD in Computer Science from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany. At KIT he architected the L4 Pistachio microkernel which is commercially deployed in over 3B mobile Apple and Android devices.