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Sumeet Arora

SVP Engineering
Core Software Group - US

Sumeet Arora leads engineering development for Service Provider infrastructure products across access, cable, optical transport, and hyper-scale routing. His team also leads the Network Operating Systems strategy and engineering development for the Service Provider (IOS-XR) and Data Center (NXOS) segments.

Sumeet’s team builds large-scale, distributed routing systems, converged packet-optical solutions, as well as cable and routing access products. Additionally, his team develops common network architectures and technologies such as routing protocols, fabric overlays, virtualization, data models, and programmability for Cisco’s core switching and routing product portfolio. Besides these, Sumeet is the engineering lead for developing products and capabilities for the web market segment with focus on developing open, adaptive, modular, and programmable products enabling web-speed development and deployment.

Sumeet has been with Cisco since 1997 and has contributed across a breadth of Cisco products and technologies. As a member of the leadership team of the Core Products Group, Sumeet is a passionate advocate for the employee engagement and communication initiatives within the larger engineering organization.

Sumeet has a Bachelor of Technology degree in Electronics and Communications from Indian Institute Of Technology at Varanasi, India and MBA in Global Management. He has also completed a Certificate in Advanced Software Systems from Stanford University.

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