September 2 - 3, 2020


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SVP & GM, Public Cloud, NetApp


Anthony Lye is senior vice president and general manager of the Public business unit for NetApp. He is responsible for the strategy and execution to further NetApp's cloud innovation across private, hybrid cloud and hyperscaler models and establishing the company as the undisputed leader in managing data and compute in a cloud-first world.

He brings more than 25 years of diverse leadership experience to NetApp, spanning roles in development, product management, marketing, sales, and as a high-tech CEO twice. He has focused primarily on cloud innovation for the past 15 years, most recently as the executive vice president and chief cloud officer at Guidewire Software and at Oracle where he was the senior vice president and general manager of CRM. His background includes leading teams worldwide and hands-on experience building applications and platforms working directly with the developer community.

Earlier in his career, Anthony served as president and CEO for HotSchedules, a vertical cloud company with applications for the restaurant, retail and hospitality industries. He was previously the global president of Digital Platforms, Customer Relationship Management and channels at Publicis, the world's largest digital agency.

Anthony earned a bachelor's degree in Engineering with honors from the University of Bath in Bath, United Kingdom. He serves on the board of Spoken Communications and is a member of the board of trustees for Bath University and an investor in both startups and venture funds.