Azhar Sayeed

Azhar Sayeed

Azhar is a Global Chief Technologist, at Red Hat. His role is to work with Telcos worldwide to define new architectures and develop deployment models and strategies for Cloud and Virtualization.

Azhar is active in open-source communities such as xGVela, Anuket, Magma etc. Azhar is on the board of Magma Foundation, and he has driven several initiatives such as Virtualized Central Office Architecture, an Anuket community project, demonstrating first cloud native 5G network and how Central Offices can be virtualized/cloudified to drive new cost-effective way to deliver Residential, Business and Mobile services.

Azhar has more than 25 years of experience in the Networking, Telecommunications and Software industry. Prior to Red Hat, Azhar is a 17-year veteran of Cisco Systems where he ran many teams and projects from Software Product Management to Engineering development and Solutions delivery teams.

He has 9 Patents and is author of the book MPLS and Next-Generation Networks: Foundations for NGN and Enterprise Virtualization.

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    Global Chief Technologist

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