Anand Babu Periasamy
Co-Founder & CEO, MinIO
AB Periasamy is the co-founder and CEO of MinIO. Prior to MinIO, AB co-founded Gluster in 2005 to commoditize scalable storage systems. As CTO, he was the primary architect and strategist for the development of the Gluster file system, a pioneer in software-defined storage. After the company was acquired by Red Hat in 2011, AB joined Red Hat’s Office of the CTO. AB began his career as the CTO of California Digital Corporation, where his work led to scaling of the commodity cluster computing to supercomputing class performance. His work there resulted in the development of Lawrence Livermore Laboratory’s “Thunder” code, which, at the time was the second-fastest in the world.
AB holds a Computer Science Engineering degree from Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu, India.