Aravind heads the Product Management Organization for the Routing/Switching and SONiC/Open NOS portfolio aimed at the Web/Hyperscale segment for Cisco's Mass-scale Infrastructure (MIG) group. His team focuses on defining & developing products that align Cisco's solutions to the ever-evolving needs of the industry & technology.
His thought leadership and his team's cohesive execution were pivotal to developing and productizing the Cisco 8000 WebScale product portfolio. He has helped build and drive Cisco's Web/Hyperscale business & Open-source NOS initiatives to new heights. His multi-faceted leadership experience from sales to product brings a unique perspective to business strategy and technology/product innovations. His practical viewpoint on product management stems from his deeply rooted experience building networks and launching end-to-end solutions with industry-leading operators and vendors.
Aravind has his Master's of Science in Electrical Engineering from Wichita State University and is passionate about learning and delving deeper into Web3 & Blockchain technologies.
When he is not solving business problems, he enjoys biking, road trips, and spending time with his family.