JRakesh Gandhi, Principal Engineer, Cisco

Rakesh Gandhi is a Principal Engineer in Cisco's Service Provider Routing Organization since last 22 years. He has worked with a large number of Internet and Service Providers to define innovative solutions for Routing and Traffic Engineering and delivered them on various Cisco's routing platforms running IOS-XR operating system.

In his current role, he is defining and delivering solutions for the Performance Measurement, Liveness Monitoring and Path Tracing for Segment Routing technology.

He is an active contributor and presenter at IETF and has published 10 RFCs and is a co-author of number of working group drafts. He holds over 35 patents and has number of publications in the field of telecommunications networks.

He has a Bachelors’ degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from Gujarat University, India and a Masters’ degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Ottawa, Canada.