Kapil Bakshi works for Cisco Systems Inc. He is responsible for leading initiatives in the areas of Cloud, Big Data, Data Center and Enterprise Architecture in Cisco Public Sector. Kapil has extensive
experience in strategizing, architecting, managing, and delivering business transformational engagements. During his career, he has held several architectural, consulting, P&L managementpositions within the industry. Prior to Cisco, Kapil worked for Sun Microsystems (now Oracle), where he spent a decade working with U.S. federal government and service provider market segments. Prior to SUN Microsystems, he worked for Hewlett-Packard and several system integrators in consulting and product development roles. Kapil is native of Washington DC, and holds both a BS in electrical engineering and a BS in computer science from the University of Maryland, College Park, as well as an MS in computer engineering from Johns Hopkins University and an MBA from the University of Maryland, College Park. He also holds U.S. patents for data center and related solution set.