Kausum Kumar is a Senior Product Manager in the VMware Networking and Security business unit. Kausum leads the micro-segmentation and security area for VMware NSX with focus on firewalling, endpoint security and service chaining. He has been with VMware for 3+ years and has over 17 years of experience in the networking and security industry. Kausum has a Masters from University of Maryland in Electrical Engineering with focus in wireless communications. Prior to VMware and NSX, he worked at Symantec and Nortel Networks.