Subodh Gajare

Senior Architect - AI 5G Security IoT,CISCO

Lead Architect – Service Provider, Enterprise, IoT, DC, Security Location : Cisco R&D (Blore) Core experience (15 years at Cisco): - Platform Development, testing, designing, troubleshooting and developing solutions across technologies. Key responsibilities Designing and implementing programmable networks for global customers of Cisco Core domains SDN/NFV, IoT, Mobility (3G to 5G transformation), Security, Virtualization, DC automation, Cloud and AI/ML framework. Current research is on designing s/w Orchestration platforms for end-2-end management of SDN networks. Subodh contributes as Research Mentor for incubating Cisco AI, 5G and IoT industry solutions – in Digital Manufacturing, Smart Cities, Health care, Education, Energy and Transportation. He works as advisor for grooming future Technical leaders/Architects in Cisco. He represents Cisco at Cisco Live in Asia , Europe & US. He is a mentor for Cisco Start-up program (Launchpad) & contributes by incubating 5 start-ups every year (for past 3 years). He incubates a pipeline of 15 Technical leaders & Architects every year. He has coauthored 4 patents in areas of AI/ML IoT, Optical systems & SDN/NfV. Industry affiliations He is a regular contributor to MPLS/SDN/NFV Congress, IoT SWF, Mobile World Congress, Google Cloud Next, KubeCon/Cloud Native Con. He is highly engaged with SDO bodies (IEEE, IETF, TSDSI , Smart City Council, Ethernet Alliance Academia partnerships Subodh collaborates with academia (extensively in India, Singapore , Australia & US) for inserting industry impact courses around emerging trends for students and faculty. He is laser focussed to industrialize impactful innovation & augment the start-up ecosystem in India. He is a research mentor for various start-up ecosystems – NSRCEL (IIM Blore), IISc Canter of Excellence & Launchpad (Cisco). He is a humble contributor to numerous B-Schools & Engineering schools within India for shaping their curriculum, to align to industry needs (IIT – Mumbai, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Chennai, BHU, IIM-Calcutta, Blore, Lucknow and NIT’s)

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (PT)

23rd October, 2021 Day 1

5G - An architectural shift for Networking and Mobility by Subodh Gajare