Vishwas Puttasubbappa

Vishwas joins LiveAction as the Vice President of Engineering. Vishwas has been trying to make useful contributions to the field of computer networks and software industry for the past 15 years. His contributions include writing code for Lucent Technologies’ OAM product, developing virtual routing and forwarding support for Ericsson’s access router, and performing variety of functions across diverse job roles at Cisco Systems, where Vishwas worked as Software Engineer, Technical Marketing Engineer, Network Consulting Engineer, Solutions Architect and Chief Mobility Architect, at business units, solution groups and Advanced Services, over a period of 8.5 years. Two products that he incubated and built are now sold as Cisco products to customers across the world generating substantial revenue.

Vishwas prides himself for his ability to wear multiple hats and his focus towards execution. He evangelizes his work at industry forums and in the past at academic conferences and via journal publications. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science and a CCIE in Routing and Switching. Some of his notable achievements include being awarded the Cisco Pioneer Award by John Chambers in 2011 and receiving the Cisco Horizon Award for innovation in 2014.

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