Jeff Rothschild Joins Pure Storage's Board of Directors

Served 10 Years As Facebook Infrastructure Engineering Exec

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.  – April 2, 2018 – Pure Storage (NYSE: PSTG), the all-flash storage platform that helps innovators build a better world with data, today announced the appointment of Jeffrey J. Rothschild to its Board of Directors. Rothschild is filling the position held by Aneel Bhusri, who is stepping down following more than seven years of board service.

“Drawing from his years of experience building and shaping successful companies, Jeff's insights will be valuable during this exciting time at Pure,” said Pure Storage CEO Charles Giancarlo. “Jeff is an accomplished business and technology leader, with insights into hyperscale cloud infrastructure, and we are thrilled to have him on our board of directors.”

Rothschild has been an advisor and venture partner at Accel, contributing to the development of many portfolio companies including Rhapsody Networks,, and From 2005 to 2015, he was Vice President of Infrastructure Engineering at Facebook. Rothschild co-founded Veritas Software, a leading storage management software company.

“Pure has the right team, technology, and strategy to continue to grow and thrive,” said Rothschild. “I am honored to serve on the board alongside a talented team of advisors.”

As an early member of the Pure Storage board, Bhusri has been a strategic advisor to the company. “It has been my privilege to serve on Pure’s board and work closely with the team,” said Bhusri, Co-Founder and CEO of Workday. “As Workday is a happy Pure customer, I look forward to seeing even more great things from the company.”    

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