Umesh Mahajan SVP NSX (Data Center Product)
-Senior business Executive with both entrepreneurial and general management skills.
-At VMware responsible for running NSX SDN platform and related L4-7 services. Leading a multisite 1100+ member team. High growth networking and security services platform for private, public and hybrid clouds.
25+ years of experience in Data Center networking, storage and telecom. Expertise in developing vision, strategy and business plan for innovative technology products.
-Founded Avi networks in November 2012. Built innovative team and product along with securing series A and B funding. Scaled the team to drive early sales and GTM with several large customers wins and established key partnerships.
-Formerly, VP/GM of Data Center Switching business at Cisco. Led a global team of over 1100 personnel in engineering, product management and operations for Nexus 7000 and MDS data center switching platforms, as well as the NX-OS operating system. Grew the business to $2B+ annual revenue.
-Previously, an executive at Andiamo from inception, responsible for building the software team and leading the architecture and development of SAN-OS operating system for MDS (storage switch). Andiamo was acquired by Cisco.
-MS in CS from Duke University and B Tech from IIT, Delhi. 30+ patents to date and several innovation awards.