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Yousuf Khan

CIO - Pure Storage


Yousuf Khan is CIO of Pure Storage. As the first to hold the role, Yousuf has helped Pure Storage scale infrastructure and processes through the fastest growth of any systems company in history. In addition to his instrumental role in the expansion and management of Pure’s internal infrastructure, Yousuf serves as a technical customer advocate, working closely with prospects and partners to provide strategic insight into challenging IT environments.

With more than 15 years in the industry, Yousuf brings with him extensive experience in building infrastructure and application development. Through constant, targeted engagement with CIOs and other IT decision makers, Yousuf helps shape future generations of Pure Storage innovation by providing direct, practical feedback from industry peers. A frequent speaker, Yousuf’s areas of expertise include emerging solutions like public cloud, private cloud and SaaS, with a specific focus on how successful CIOs have strategically combined those solutions with modernized on-premises storage to build the strategic infrastructure of tomorrow.