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    Sharad Ahlawat

    San Jose, California

    VP Technology & Chief Architect

    PICA8 Inc

    Networking and security infrastructure technologist

    Networking and security infrastructure technologist, designing and deploying products and solutions for enterprises and service providers for their Datacenter, LAN, and WAN infrastructure requirements.


    check markDevOps & Site Reliability

    check markHardware Development

    check markIT Consulting

    check markIT Security

    check markQuality Assurance

    check markSoftware Development

    check markSystem & Network Administration

    check markSystems Architecture & Engineering

    check markTechnical Product Management

    check markTechnology Management

    check markTechnical Support

    Where I've Worked

    2016 – Present

    VP Technology & Chief Architect

    PICA8 Inc

    2014 – 2016

    Head of Engineering & Solutions Engineering

    PLUMgrid Inc

    2013 – 2014

    VP Solutions Engineering

    Procera Networks

    Jun 2012 – Apr 2013

    Chief Architect and Head of Field Operations

    Qosmos Inc
    Cisco Systems logo

    1998 – 2012

    Network Engineering Manager

    Cisco Systems
    Unisys logo

    Feb 1995 – Mar 1998

    Architect, Network Enable

    Where I've Studied


    Masters, MBA

    Pune University


    BS, Computer Science

    Fergusson College

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