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Individual Speaker Profile

Sukhdev Kapur Back to Speakers Bureau

Date Joined: March 29, 2017
Country: United States
Home Town: Sunnyvale
Zip Code: 94089
Registered for Upcoming Summit: No
  • Juniper Networks - From 2016-10-10 (Current)
  • Arista Networks - From 2012-08-15 To 2016-10-07
Statement of Interest

Automated orchestration of cloud and virtualization of networks and workloads

Areas Of Expertise
  • Highly available distributed systems
  • Disaster recovery
  • Cloud computing
  • SDN
  • Policy based mobile workload placement




Sukhdev Kapur is Distinguished Engineer at Juniper Networks. He is part of Contrail Software Development team. He is driving the 5G, Edge, and Cloud Native initiatives. He is on the TSC (Technical Steering Committee) of Akraino Edge Stack as well as Tungsten Fabric. He is active contributor in CNTT, active participant in TIP, and CNCF TUG.  He was active contributor to the development of Neutron, Ironic, and other OpenStack projects as well. 

Sukhdev is a networking veteran with over 20 years experience in highly available distributed systems, cloud computing, virtualization, disaster recovery, policy based mobile workloads management, and software defined networks. He has held architectural positions in Arista Networks, F5, Cisco, Alteon, and others. 

Sukhdev holds several patents in cloud computing, hierarchical data center deployments, cloud based disaster recovery, high availability, data center fabric automation,  etc.

Presentations from previous OpenStack Summits:
Additional presentations:

Willing to present via video conference: Yes
Willing to travel to any country: Yes
Fluent in
  • English

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