ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Faisal is an innovative, dynamic, and inspirational executive and entrepreneur with extensive leadership experience in building global organizations, delivering innovative products, driving growth, improving efficiencies and gaining market share, both in fast pace startup environment and Fortune 500 companies. Currently he is VP Technology at GlobalLogic leading Global Cloud/DevOps Practice organization and responsible for providing thought leadership and technical excellence in areas of public/private/hybrid clouds, DevOps, Containers and SDN/NFV. He also manages and leads strategic partnerships with Google Cloud, AWS and Azure. Previously he was Founding member/VP of Engineering at multiple startups from PLUMgrid (Acquired by VMware), Allot Communications, Ortiva Wireless (Acquired by Allot) and Wichorus (Acquired by Tellabs). Faisal began his career at Cisco Systems where he designed and developed several routing/switching product families.
He is advisor to several startups in the areas of robotics, drones and autonomous driving and is a mentor/charter member at several organizations such as CONNECT, CyberTech, TIE and TCA. He received an MSEE from Purdue University and an MBA from Santa Clara University. He holds 8 patents in the areas of networking, including control plane, data plane, load balancing and video delivery.