Janesh Moorjani – Elastic

Janesh Moorjani

Public – Medium Company

Janesh Moorjani is a seasoned executive with a distinguished career spanning over two decades in Finance, operations, and strategic leadership. As the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Elastic NV, a rapidly growing software infrastructure company with a market cap of approximately $10 billion, Moorjani has been instrumental in scaling the business from under $100 million in revenue in its fiscal year 2017 to over $1 billion in fiscal year 2024, and in building towards being a multi-billion dollar company in the coming years. His finance, I.T., and operations leadership has been pivotal in driving key business transformations for Elastic, enabling new business models in cloud consumption and expanding Elastic’s global presence, all while building the infrastructure to support its rapid growth. Moorjani led Elastic’s successful $264 million I.P.O. in 2018 and $575 million debt raise in 2021.

Moorjani serves on the Board of Directors for P.T.C. Inc., a global software company with a market cap of over $20 billion that enables industrial and manufacturing companies to digitally transform how they engineer, manufacture, and service the physical products that the world relies on. Moorjani serves on P.T.C.’s Audit Committee.  He also serves on the Board of Directors of Cohesity, a pre-IPO data management company, where he is Chair of the Audit Committee. Cohesity is acquiring Veritas’ data protection business in a transaction valuing the combined company at $7 billion. His strategic insights and governance expertise support the company’s growth trajectory.

Before his tenure at Elastic, Moorjani was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Infoblox, where he led the company through a $1.6 billion acquisition by Vista Equity Partners. His strategic direction and financial acumen were critical in navigating the sale process and enhancing company profitability.

At VMware, Moorjani served in various senior finance roles, including Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance & Global Business Unit Finance. He managed the corporate P&L, drove strategic planning, and integrated over 15 acquisitions, significantly contributing to VMware’s growth and operational efficiency.

Moorjani spent almost nine years at Cisco Systems, working in finance and sales roles. His international experience includes six years in Cisco’s APJC region, where he developed and executed go-to-market strategies, including leading direct sales. He began his career at Goldman Sachs, working in New York and Menlo Park.