We are a team of visionaries, experienced technologists and engineers who have created a blueprint for designing and operating the world’s fastest and most programmable networks. Our goal is to make programming your network as simple as programming your computer.

Executive Team

  • Craig2

    Craig Barratt


    20 years in communications and networking: SVP Google, CEO Alphabet Access, President Qualcomm Atheros, CEO Atheros Communications.

  • Nick Mckeown

    Nick McKeown

    Chief Scientist & Co-Founder

    Professor Computer Science, Stanford University. 25 years of academic/industrial experience. Co-Inventor of SDN; founder of three successful startups Nicira, Abrizio, Nemo.

  • Pat

    Pat Bosshart

    CTO & Co-Founder

    36 years at Texas Instruments: Corporate Fellow; Pioneer in high performance processor design; large switch fabric design.

  • Dan Lenoski

    Dan Lenoski

    Chief Development Officer & Co-Founder

    30 years in networking and compute: SVP for Cisco’s Servers and Access Switches, VP for iPhone hardware at Apple; VP Eng at two successful start-ups (Nuova, Growth). Senior roles at Google, SGI, Sun.

  • Ed Doe

    Ed Doe

    Chief Business Officer

    20 years in networking: Broadcom, Nortel/Bay Networks; Led networking product lines at Broadcom: covering switches, switch fabrics, server NICs, network processors (NPUs) and network SoCs.

  • Dailene Bray

    Dailene Bray

    VP Finance

    25 years in finance and accounting, with experience in both public accounting and various start-up companies. Led finance team at Nicira from inception through eventual acquisition by VMware in 2012.

  • Saravan

    Saravan Rajendran

    VP Software

    25 years in Networking, Virtualization, Private and Hybrid Clouds; VP/GM for Cisco Cloud Networking and Services Group; Co-Founder of two startups; Created Virtualization Switching Industry with Nexus 1000V and Co-creator of VXLAN.

  • David Young

    David Young

    VP General Counsel

    22 years in legal: VP, GC InvenSense, senior roles at Broadcom and Nvidia and represented various public and start-up technology companies at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati and Fish & Neave. Led legal and IP teams at InvenSense through acquisition by TDK in 2017.

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