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  • Has more than 16 years of Datacom, R&D, and product architecture/development expertise.
  • Started my career as a Network protocol software developer and later L2/L3/app layer protocol architect.
  • Has more than a decade of experience in WAN Optimization, Deep-space and Satellite Network technologies.
  • Founded TrafficSqueezer (in the year 2006) an open-source WAN Optimization network stack.
    * TOFFEE (or The TOFFEE Project research) is a fork of TrafficSqueezer. For more details: Why TOFFEE is forked from TrafficSqueezer
  • Founded The Linux Channel an Youtube Linux channel for advance Linux users, systems and network software programmers and tech enthusiasts.

  • Besides things I am interested and currently engaged on:
    * Sustainable living
    * researching green technologies, going off-grid, micro-power generation for powering Wireless nodes and satellite/deep-space communication
    * collecting music instruments, fountain pens, art and music

Teaching is one of my hobbies, mentored students all around the world for the past over a decade. Participated in events, conferences and corporate training sessions.

To join classes:
Send me an email along with your updated resume and a short intro.

Corporate Training/Conference/Event(s):
To book an appointment: kindly reach me via below mentioned email ID

Currently I serve:

  • as a mentor, advisor for many stealth mode companies and start-ups across the world
  • top management advisory/consultant - for CEOs/CTOs and members of board and investors
  • product architect/design, feasibility, research, life-cycle, etc

Some of the companies worked/served in the past:

  • Cavium, Inc. - semiconductor company based in San Jose, California specializing in ARM-based and MIPS-based network, video and security processors and SoCs.
  • MontaVista Software - acquired by Cavium, Inc. leader in embedded Linux commercialization, develops embedded Linux system software, development tools, and related software.
  • Doublefish Solutions - an IT enabled services and research firm
  • Akamai Technologies, Inc. - world's leading content delivery network (CDN) services provider for media and software delivery, and cloud security solutions.
  • TATA ELXSI - an Indian design company and a part of the Tata Group. It provides design and technology services for product engineering and solutions across industries including broadcast, communications, and automotive.
    • Pace plc - a British company who developed set-top boxes, advanced residential gateways, software and services for the pay-TV and broadband services industry. Pace's customers included cable, telco, satellite and IPTV operators. Pace is now a part of ARRIS. ARRIS International plc.
    • Accton Technology Corporation - a company in Taiwan that principally engages in the research, development, manufacture and distribution of Ethernet switches, wireless local area network (WLAN) products and Internet access products.
    • Bivio Networks, Inc. - Award-winning, high-performance Cyber Security Application Platforms for superior network intelligence and cyber defense.
    • World Wide Packets, Inc. - a carrier Ethernet company (in 2008 acquired by Ciena Corporation)
  • Comodo Group, Inc - leading SSL Provider offers Free Antivirus, Internet Security, Firewall, Endpoint Security and other PC Security software for Windows & all OS.

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