Hiren Desai is part of Cisco's Advanced Services Product Management team, responsible for service management, advocacy and development of Advanced Services Portfolio. He currently leads Data Center & Cloud, Cisco ONE/SDN and Security Product Management team as part of AS Portfolio & Product Management organization. Hiren has several years of industry experience in IT encompassing software development and network design. Hiren was previously a Senior Manager, Customer Proof of Concepts Lab (San Jose and London), in Cisco's Sales Enablement group where his team worked with large Enterprise and Service Provider customers designing/validating large networks prior to deployment in production. Hiren currently holds CCIE in Routing and Switching and also has BS/MS in Electrical Engineering/Computer Science and an Executive MBA.