Srinivas Vegesna, Founder and CEO at Criterion Networks India Private Limited, has over 20 years of experience in the networking industry. Srinivas comes with wide ranging network deployment experience in IP network technologies, design, consulting, testing and operational troubleshooting with special focus on IP network design, routing, Quality of Service (QoS) and security solutions.
Most recently, Srinivas led the India customer success engineering organization for Catalyst 2K/3K/4K product families in Cisco Systems. In his 19 years stint within Cisco, Srinivas held leadership roles in customer support, advanced services, and engineering with extensive experience in leading senior technology teams in delivering consulting services, Cisco 3.0 customer labs and solution testing ensuring customer success. Srinivas was also responsible for building and leading strong organizations and new charters with a clear vision and delivering customer support, customer focused test solutions in both US and India.
During his time in Cisco Systems, San Jose until the year 2010, Srinivas made significant content contributions to CCIE certification and training programs and administered the CCIE Lab Exam as its proctor in San Jose. Srinivas conducted numerous training sessions and workshops on Internet technologies at multiple cisco customer locations across the globe. He is also a presenter at Cisco Networkers and CCIE conferences. He also mentored many engineers and helped them achieve success in their respective careers.
In his support and services leadership role, Srinivas led support and consulting services for Cisco’s top service provider and enterprise customers across the globe in deploying various network solutions, service delivery and critical problem resolution for over six years. Some of these customers include: Silicon Graphics, Exodus Communications, Level3 Communications, AT&T WorldNet, Global Crossing, Savvis Communications, Qwest, Sprint, Optus, China Telecom, Citibank, Verizon IT/Telecom, AT&T Managed Services.
Srinivas Vegesna received his MSEE from Arizona State University, MBA from Santa Clara University and B.Tech in ECE from JNTU, Hyderabad, India. Mr. Vegesna is CCIE #1399 (Re-Certified), IPv6 Forum Certified Train-the-Trainer, and the author of the book, “IP Quality of Service”.by