Shekhar Deshkar leads Druva’s storage engineering team in capacity of Chief Architect. He’s been associated with Druva for more than 4 years. Prior to Druva, he worked at Marvell Inc. and Symantec Corporation (formerly Veritas). Shekhar’s primary area of focus has been file-system and related storage technologies including caching, transactional systems, snapshotting, clustering, distributed file system protocols, and flash/SSDs. Shekhar enjoys taking challenges head-on in areas of concurrency, scalability, and performance of distributed storage systems. Shekhar loves it the most when his work simplifies day-to-day life for Druva customers.