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Vishnu Pendyala

Technical Leader

Dr. Vishnu S. Pendyala leads the DevOps activities at Cisco for some significant products. He is a seasoned Technical Leader with over two decades of development, porting, and DevOps experience in the software industry. He received his PhD in Computer Engineering from Santa Clara University. He also holds MBA(Finance), MS(Comp Eng), and BE(CSE) degrees from Indian and US universities. He served as a repeat technical paper reviewer for professional journals and conferences, including the IEEE Computer, the annual IEEE International Conference on E-Commerce from 2003 - 2007, and thirty others over the years. He is a frequent speaker and delivered keynotes and invited talks in international conferences. Dr. Pendyala taught a one-week course sponsored by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), GoI under the GIAN program last year.

Dr. Pendyala’s recently published book, Veracity of Big Data using Machine Learning and other techniques is included in all major libraries, such as those of MIT, Harvard, Stanford, CMU, and internationally. He is on the executive council of Computer Society of India’s SIGDBA and is the founding editor of its flagship publication, Visleshana. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Silicon Valley Engineering Council. He received the Ramanujam memorial gold medal at State Math Olympiad and has been a successful leader during his undergrad years. More about him at

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