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Individual Speaker Profile

Date Joined: June 15, 2016
Country: United States
Home Town: Westford
Zip Code: 01886
Registered for Upcoming Summit: No
Statement of Interest

Openstack, Network and Neutron

Areas Of Expertise
  • SDN
  • NFV
  • Telecom
  • Mobile Networks
  • Virtualization


Azhar is currently at Red Hat Inc., as a Chief Architect driving their Service Provider Architectures and solutions with Openstack, Containers, SDN, NFV and DC orchestration. Azhar is a veteran of  networking and communications industry that includes development, design, installation and management of complex networks involving multiple technologies and products and building solutions. Prior to Red Hat, Azhar is a 17 year veteran of Cisco Systems Inc. His last responsibility there was a Sr. Director of Solutions Engineering. Azhar was responsible for developing System Architectures, developing and delivering Cloud based solutions.

Azhar has also actively contributed to the industry adoption of cutting edge technologies. He is an active participant and a contributor to industry forums and standards bodies. His interests are in the area of Cloud Architectures, Kubernetes, Openstack, SDN, virtualization, Data Center Networking and Mobile Networks. 

Azhar is the co-author of a book “MPLS and Next-Generation Networks: Foundations for NGN and Enterprise Virtualization” with Monique Morrow. Azhar has 9 patents in the space of Network protocols and several published papers.

Presentations from previous and upcoming OpenInfra Summits:
Additional presentations:

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

Contact Azhar