Abhijit is a Senior Software Engineer with Data Center Group at Intel Shannon, Ireland. He has over 8 years of experience in software development and has been using OpenStack for over 2 years. His interests include network function virtualization, machine learning, benchmarking VNFs, telemetry and orchestration. He has been currently contributing in OPNFV on the Yardstick project to extend the framework for Network Services Benchmarking. His previous work experience includes software development on x86 and embedded DSP platforms in the field of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), computer vision and video processing which includes software optimization. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Communication.