Dhairya Mehta is a Consulting Solutions Architect with Worldwide Technology Inc., a leading Systems Integrator that provides powerful, yet cost-effective technology and supply chain solutions to the commercial, government and telecom sectors. WWT specializes in delivering and supporting advanced technology solutions to customers around the world. Dhairya has over 7 years of experience in the storage industry. He spent the last 2.5 years at NetApp with their post-sales delivery team as a Professional Services Consultant. He was involved in design, implementation and execution of several block and host based migrations. He has also performed net new storage install and design at several major clients in and around South East. Dhairya also led the NetApp Big Data initiative in the SE with the StorageGRID and NOSH solutions. Prior to that, Dhairya spent over 5 years at EMC in their post-sales delivery team as a Solutions Architect. Dhairya was heavily involved in designing and implementing core EMC solutions with primary focus on business continuity and disaster recovery. He led their Recover Point initiative from its nascent days to being an enterprise level solution. Over the past year, Dhairya has taken keen interest in the growing big data industry and has been ramping up in the Hadoop and Distributed Content space. He is also Cloudera Certified. In his free time, Dhairya loves to play tennis and golf.