Jayanth Gummaraju is the Co-Founder and CTO of BanyanOps Inc., based in San Francisco, CA. Prior to founding Banyan, Jayanth worked at VMware where he co-created the Instant Clone technology used by the Container and VDI product lines, and co-founded the Big Data Virtualization initiative. He holds many patents and has published several papers in leading conferences in the areas of distributed systems, virtualization, and security. Jayanth received his PhD from the Computer Systems Lab. at Stanford University.