Vinayak Joshi is a Principal Engineer at Ericsson and currently leads a team in their SDN Controller product unit. He is also contributes to Service Function Chaining project in OpenDaylight. Vinayak has over 14 years of networking product development experience. His areas of interest include SDN, data center networking, routing and WLAN. He is an alumni of SJCE Mysore and Washington University in St. Louis.