Murali Balcha, co-founder and CTO of Trilio Data, is one of the co-authors of the first specification for OpenStack Backup-as-a-Service, called Raksha. For over 15 plus years Murali Balcha has served in key technical and leadership roles, delivering breakthrough technologies to market. Most recently, he served as an Engineering Leader at EMC, where he led the development of numerous storage, virtualization and cloud computing innovations and established EMC’s leadership in Disaster Recovery, and VMware Integration.
An occasional blogger, Murali has been actively involved with OpenStack Community for the past 4 years, particularly in the areas of Storage and Data Protection. He has a Masters in Computer Science from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and a Bachelors from Andhra University, Hyderabad.