Ajay Simha is a Sr. Principal Architect at Red Hat Global Telco Consulting Practice. Ajay has over 20 years of experience in networking with most of these years focused on Telco/Service Provider technologies such as IPNGN, MPLS, BGP, L2/L3 VPNs, Video, Mobile. Ajay has been focusing on NFV since 2013 and lead major projects in NFV as it applies to Mobility including GiLAN project with major telco in Europe and vEPC deployment with a major mobile operator in North America. He is well versed with ETSI NFV and has been using various flavors of Openstack in deploying NFV. Ajay has published reference architectures for NFV architectures and delivered speaking sessions at OPNFV and OpenStack summits.