7. Mohit Aron
Ex-Google storage engineer Mohit Aron helped jump-start a data center revolution by co-founding hyper-convergence startup Nutanix. Now, he’s trying to boost efficiency of storage in non-production environments, an area that hasn’t received much attention. At Cohesity, Aron is leading the charge to help customers analyze and get value from the vast amounts of data stored in these environments.