Dheeraj Pandey: From University dropout to billionaire

Who is Dheeraj Pandey?

Dheeraj Pandey is an accomplished data scientist, developer, and entrepreneur known for co-founding the software computing company Nutanix Inc in 2009.

Pandey’s partners and clients praise him as a visionary and technological genius who is ahead of the technological curve.

His accomplishments have led him to a billion-dollar net worth and a productive and ever-changing career. 

Dheeraj Pandey
Dheeraj Pandey, DevRev Co-founder (Source: LinkedIn)

What is Dheeraj Pandey’s educational background?

Dheeraj Pandey is a University dropout, but he earned a bachelor’s degree before leaving a Ph.D. program.

Pandey earned his Bachelor of Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology in his native India.

He then entered a doctoral program in Computer Science at the University of Texas, Austin. He dropped out of the Ph.D. program to pursue an entrepreneurial career in computer science.

Despite dropping out of the University of Texas, he has been a member of the board of directors of the CS program since 2017.

He also receives praise and recognition from his undergraduate alma mater where he coordinated the Gymkhana Lectures and Discussions Club.

Dheeraj Pandey’s business history

Dheeraj Pandey worked as an engineer and designer at well-known software companies like Oracle and Teradata before co-founding Nutanix where he was the CEO and Chairman.

In 2020, he co-founded the customer- through centric DevRev company based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

DevRev is a company dedicated to uniting developers and customers through a uniquely designed platform that combines data, design, and software intelligence.

Pandey has since co-founded and directed a philanthropic organization called Param Hansa Philanthropies and a private investment firm called Param Hansa Values. 

He is also a board member of the multi-billion dollar software company Adobe.

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