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Vijoy Pandey

Vice President

Emerging Technologies and Incubation

Vijoy Pandey is Vice President, Emerging Technologies and Incubation (ET&I) at Cisco. ET&I is chartered to create and drive the next Bold Bets businesses for Cisco in an agile, ambitious, and entrepreneurial manner. Vijoy runs product, engineering, research and a product-led growth team. He is also the CTO for Cloud at Cisco. Vijoy has held various strategy, product and engineering leadership roles and has over 20 years of expertise in planet-scale distributed systems, cloud, operational excellence, and application-first software infrastructures which serve to complement his role as a technical visionary for a software-focused digital future. Before joining Cisco, he served as Head of Engineering at Google for the company’s global cloud networks, where he was responsible for developing software systems for intent-driven automation, observability, AI/ML-based data analytics, and application-level awareness. Vijoy has held the CTO role at various companies including IBM, and Blade Network Technologies, and has led large geo-diverse, agile product and engineering teams at Blade Network Technologies, Nortel, Alteon, and Google. Vijoy has a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of California, Davis. He currently holds over 80 patents in cloud, networking, AI/ML, and distributed systems.

Articles

December 6, 2021

CLOUD

Enabling Application Development Velocity in an API-first World

For businesses that adopt a robust application development ecosystem—with integral API connectivity and security—the new application imperative can be a significant competitive advantage.

October 7, 2021

DEVELOPER

Meet Cisco at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2021!

The ability to program a massive application by piecing together services gives us incredible flexibility. But it also presents new problems, from API security to observability. Join Vijoy at KubeCon to discuss this challenge and to introduce APIClarity, a new open source program supported by Cisco.

September 30, 2020

CLOUD

A Cloud Native Network for a Holographic KubeCon EU

A new holographic video conferencing application makes its debut, as the Network Service Mesh (NSM) community demonstrates how to make networking cloud native.

February 6, 2020

CLOUD

The Evolving Cloud-Native Infrastructure

At Cisco, we have been thinking through what connectivity looks like to the application developer and platform engineer. The cloud-native Network would connect all such service endpoints, and only those endpoints, wherever they happen to be and in whatever form – as modern cloud-native, or traditional monolithic systems.