Advanced Technology Group
in the Corporate Strategy Office

ATG Leadership Team

Team Members:

jeffreyh Jeffrey Heller, Sr. Director, Advanced Technology Group

Jeff Heller is the senior director of advanced technology at NetApp, US and EMEA. Jeff received a bachelors in computer science from Brandeis University, in Boston, MA.


nandiSiddhartha Nandi, Director ATG NB

Siddhartha Nandi is the director of advanced technology at NetApp, Bangalore. Siddhartha directs the activities of the ATG, Bangalore (ATG-NB) within the framework of ATG worldwide. He has spent more than 25 years in software development and is interested in distributed systems, SAN, and real-time systems. Before joining NetApp, Siddhartha worked for Veritas/Symantec, where he led the design of dynamic multipathing. He also led the TechStaff organization in India, which was involved in driving innovation at Symantec. He holds one patent and has filed several more. He holds a master’s degree from Calcutta University.

Slik_DavidDavid Slik, Technical Director

David Slik is the Technical Director for Object Storage at NetApp, and is a co-chair of the SNIA Cloud Storage Technical Working Group. He participated in the creation of the XAM and CDMI standards, and has architected and developed large-scale distributed object storage systems deployed world-wide as a key component of mission-critical enterprise applications.