Mr. Kanaya is responsible for marketing and business development for Aeris’ products and services.
He brings a long track record of general management and marketing experience to Aeris, most recently as founder and CEO of Infineta Systems. As CEO, Mr. Kanaya raised more than $30M in venture financing while leading the company in developing the highest performing WAN optimization product in the industry. Previously, Raj was VP of product strategy and alliances for the Application Networking Group at Citrix Systems. He joined Citrix though its acquisition of NetScaler, where he served as VP of product management for a product line that went from sub-$2 million to $60+ million in revenues over three years. Earlier in his career, he was a Bain & Co. consultant where he advised large companies in technology and LBO funds on turnarounds, new market entries, and acquisitions/divestitures. Raj has an M.B.A. from Stanford University and earned his B.S. in computer science magna cum laude from UCSD.