Carsten Puls


As COO of Dizzion, Carsten is focused on Dizzion operations including service deilvery, solution architecture, customer success, cloud operations and technical support. Carsten has spent over 30 years creating new market categories and building the organizations that power them. Virtualization has been a common thread starting in 1995 with National Instruments, the virtual instrumentation company. At NI, he authored the open PXI standard and founded the organization that grew it to a >$1B market.  

In 2000, he joined ClearCube and helped drive the creation of the Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) market. He founded Key Crossing in 2006 to assist other virtualization companies including Teradici (used by VMware and AWS, later acquired by HP), Calista (acquired by Microsoft for RemoteFX) and NComputing, which he joined a year later. At NComputing, he led product to drive over 20 million seats of virtual computing worldwide.  

In 2013, Carsten joined as head of product at Engine Yard, a cloud pioneer in Platform-as-as-Service for web apps such as Groupon. There he met the other co-founders of Frame and joined as the CPO/COO to build the industry’s first multi-cloud DaaS platform for Windows app and desktop delivery.  

He joined Nutanix as part of its acquisition of Frame in 2018 and served as Vice President for End-User Computing, covering Frame and other parts of Nutanix’s EUC business. In 2023, Carsten led the process of divesting Frame from Nutanix and selling it to LLR Partners to merge with Dizzion, Inc.  

Carsten holds a B.S.M.E. from Louisiana State University and an M.S. in Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.

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