• Vice President, Engineering, Maginatics

    Niraj can be found spending most of his time working on distributed file systems and object storage at Maginatics.

About Me


  • I am the Vice President of Engineering at Maginatics, a startup working in the area of enterprise cloud storage, and a founding member of the Maginatics team. With a background in distributed systems, storage systems, virtualization and operating systems, I also previously lead technical design and architecture as Chief Architect at Maginatics.

  • Before joining Maginatics, I was a Senior Researcher in the Exascale Computing Lab at HP Labs. There, I led research into data-intensive computing, next-generation non-volatile memories, Infrastructure-as-a-Service systems, and next-generation data centers.

  • I received my PhD in Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, where I was a part of the Parallel Data Lab, and conducted research on distributed storage systems with an emphasis on wide area network data transfer. I also received my BS and MS degrees in Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.

  • For more information, you can always check out my CV.

Contact Info

I am based in Silicon Valley in sunny California, USA. To get in touch, feel free to contact me via email, Twitter, LinkedIn, or smoke signals. The last method isn't too reliable though.