IDC: New Commvault CEO Sanjay Mirchandani Takes the Helm

On Feb. 5, 2019, Commvault announced the appointment of Sanjay Mirchandani as CEO, succeeding Robert (Bob) Hammer. Hammer had served as Commvault's CEO since its spin-off from AT&T in the late 1990s, guiding its emergence as a public company to become one of the top five data replication and protection software vendors, according to IDC Semi-Annual Software Tracker data. He will continue to serve on Commvault's Board of Directors as Chairman Emeritus. Mirchandani most recently served as President and CEO of Puppet, an open source configuration management software company.