Usman Alizai has responsibilities for two distinct teams within Cisco IT. In his role with the Early Technology Evaluation team, Usman provides alpha test bed services to Cisco product developers. And in the Compute Application Services team, he participates in testing virtualization services, including the Cisco Virtualization Experience Infrastructure (VXI).
Usman joined Cisco IT in 2010, providing architecture and design support for Cisco WebEx services. Previously, he worked with Accenture on IT consulting projects related to data center services. Usman holds an MIS degree from the University of Maryland business school and, when not working, he enjoys spending time with his young family.