Naresh is presently working as Solution Architect with Criterion Networks, Bangalore. His responsibilities include Product Design/Development, Proof of Concepts and Market education related to SDN and Open technologies. He is an active participant in the
Forwarding Abstractions, Migration and Test & Interop Working Groups of Open Networking Foundation (ONF) and presently contributing to the development of OpenFlow test specification. Prior to this role, Naresh had worked as a system test engineer with
Cisco Systems, Bangalore for almost 6 years.
During this time, he received many awards for his contributions to improve the quality of software and solve customer issues in QoS, Security, Routing and Switching domains across multiple product lines. He was one of prime engineers to propose MultiDimensional Performance and Scale test methodology within the switching portfolio at Cisco. He has deep knowledge on software and hardware architectures having worked
on industry leading next-generation products in Campus switching and Metro Ethernet. Naresh had completed his Masters in Communication and Signal Processing from IIT Bombay, India.