Allwyn Sequeira serves as SVP & GM for the Hybrid Cloud Services BU, and Telco/NFV Products. Prior Sequeira was SVP & GM of VMware’s Cloud, vCloud Air. Prior, Sequeira was VP R&D and CTO, Network & Security BU, responsible for R&D and delivery of vSphere Networking, vCloud Networking & Security, and the industry leading network virtualization platform NSX, including integrating the Nicira R&D team. Sequeira joined VMware in 2008, via the acquisition of the leading security virtualization company, Bluelane, where he served as SVP Products & CTO. From 2000, Sequeira was EVP/CTO and Board member at internet route control company netVMG, acquired by InterNap in 2004. From 1993, Sequeira was founder, EVP/GM Products, and Board member at data/video/voice networking company First Virtual Communications, which had a successful IPO in 1998. Sequeira has more than 30 years of experience in the technology industry, and is a recognized leader in the areas of cloud infrastructure, virtualization, network & security, and internet solutions. Sequeira has led several industry innovations, including hybrid cloud platforms, SDN (NSX, VXLAN), distributed routing, firewalls & load balancers, and security virtualization (vShield). Sequeira holds a Bachelor of Technology degree in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay and a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.