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Suresh is a Sr. Engineering Director in Cisco's Service Provider Business and is passionate about developing software, building teams and writing !

Currently : Global Leader - Cisco Service Provider Optical Networking S/W Engineering ( India and Italy)

NCS 1K, 2K, 4K , 6K, NCS 540

Previously @ Cisco: Leading R&D group, building the next generation RAN Management ( EMS ), Small Cell Access Points, Cloudbase and SON solutions at Cisco. [ Global R&D Director]

@Nokia : Head of Femto Product Development – 3G and LTE Femto System Development @ NSN 

I have 18 years of Software Development experience, driving global product development initiatives, while employing Lean Software Development skills including Agile & Iterative Development Methods.

My career experience has been in systems development – including R&D management and leadership, strategic road-map planning, specification and architecture, technology innovation & new product development from start. 

I have been regarded as a leader who motivates and inspires my team thinking conceptually, communicating with clarity and purpose and acting ethically. I have led my team through successes and also managed failures & turmoils in transitional times.

Career Achievements & Milestones:
-> Building and growing the Small Cell Access Point Dev team in Cisco India.
-> Building and growing the Femto R&D team in its current form. Consolidating NSN's Femto System R&D in one team ranging from System Architecture to Customer Roll Out.
-> Recipient of several R&D awards - Multiple times Star Performer, Director's Award for Quality, Part of NSN's Top Talent program.

Credentials :
MBA in International Business | B.Tech (Hons) in Computer Science & Engineering

Specialties: Global R&D Strategic Planning | Building R&D Teams| R&D Execution & Management | Budgets | Subcontractor & Collaborator Mgmt| Product & System Architecture| Quality Management| Agile & Iterative Software Development Practices | Technology Management | Wireless Technologies - LTE/ C++ / Linux / Algorithms & Data Structures / SON / MongoDB


Functional Area

Software Development


IT-Software/Software Services