Waris Sagheer, Service Provider CTO, Cisco

Waris Sagheer serves as Chief Technology Officer of Cisco’s Mass-Scale Infrastructure Group where he leads product and solution development & deployment within the Systems Service Provider's business unit. A 20+ year veteran of the service provider arena, Waris brings extensive experience in both Service Provider architecture and related technologies. His diverse background in product management, services, and engineering has been instrumental in driving technologies and innovation across Cisco’s Service Provider portfolio and solutions. Waris is a frequent speaker at industry networking forums and has authored/co-authored numerous articles and case studies.