For 4 years prior to the VMware acquisition, Steve Allie was Head of WW Systems Engineering and a member of the Executive Staff for Avi Networks. Prior to Avi, Steve was at F5 Networks for over 9 years, leading various engineering teams, and technical marketing. Steve is a technology expert and industry leader for the SDDC, Cloud, SDN and DevOps movements, focused on application services, networks, security, and operations. Drawing on 20+ years of industry experience, and having held positions in engineering, marketing, and executive sales leadership, Steve is a passionate evangelist for the automation and orchestration tools that will redefine jobs and streamline operational processes in the future.
Swapnil is responsible for architecting solutions for public and private clouds and for leading solution architecture from inception to production. With 18+ years of IT experience, he is one of VMware IT’s resident experts on the design and implementation of NSX Service Defined Firewall, VMware Cloud on AWS, VMware SD-WAN, Public Cloud migrations and NSX Advanced Load Balancer in IT’s Infrastructure and Cloud Operations. Previously, he worked for Symantec, HP, CSC and Nortel. Swapnil holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering.
Nathan is a twenty-year industry veteran in the load balancing market, having been in various customer facing roles since the late 90s. He has been with Avi Networks since its inception, providing assistance to field engineering for high profile customers and environments. Prior to Avi, Nathan spent 13 years at F5 Networks in solution architect and customer advocacy roles. Nathan holds patents for load balancing and traffic distribution algorithms commonly used today.