Paul Merlo

Technical Leader

Intent-Based Networking Group (IBNG)

A Cisco veteran since 1999, Paul has worked as a software engineer on several technologies ranging from MPLS, IPv6, QoS, Subscriber Aggregation, and now Programmability. He previously spent five years as a Technical Marketing Engineer for the ASR 1000. Paul is based in Ottawa and is part of the global IOS XE engineering team.


May 4, 2021


Native or Open-source Data Models? Use Both for Software-Defined Enterprise Networks.

Why using a mixed schema approach using native and open-source data models is possible and makes sense for enterprise networking programmability and automation.