Fall 2013 CIE Speaker Series
CIE Speaker Series
President and Chief Executive Officer
The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and the School of Engineering Office of the Dean held the Fall CIE Speaker Series featuring Jayshree Ullal, President and Chief Executive Officer of Arista Networks, on Tuesday, November 19, 2013.
As part of our celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week, Jayshree shared her story about her extensive experience, the launch of Arista Networks, and her advice for finding and pursuing your passion in your work.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
6:30-7:00 pm Check In/Registration & Complimentary Desserts
7:00-8:30 pm Program
Music & Dance Building
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Parking available in the Parking Structure (permits required on campus until 8 pm)
This event is co-sponsored by the School of Engineering Office of the Dean.
About Our Speaker:
Jayshree Ullal, President & CEO, Arista Networks
Jayshree Ullal is a networking executive veteran with 25+ years of experience and was named one of the "50 Most Powerful People" in 2005 Network World and one of the "Top Ten Executives" at VMWorld 2011. As President and CEO of Arista Networks, she is responsible for building the company's business in cloud networking.
Formerly, Jayshree was Senior Vice President at Cisco and responsible for $10B in annual revenue from Data Center, Switching and Services, including Cisco's flagship Nexus 7000 and Catalyst 4500 and 6500 product lines. During her tenure at Cisco,Jayshree forged key alliances with EMC, VMware and Microsoft in virtualization and application acceleration. Prior to joining Cisco, Ullal was the Vice President of Marketing at Crescendo Communications, which was Cisco's first acquisition in 1993.
Jayshree holds a B.S. in Engineering (Electrical) from San Francisco State University and an M.S. degree in engineering management from Santa Clara University.
About Arista Networks:
The company was founded to deliver software defined cloud networking solutions for large data center and computing environments. Arista’s award-winning 10/40/100 GbE switches redefine scalability, robustness, and price–performance, with 2000 customers and more than one million cloud networking ports being deployed worldwide. At the core of Arista's platform is EOS, the world’s most advanced network operating system. Arista Networks products are available worldwide through distribution partners, systems integrators and resellers.
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