Sudarshan Pathalam

Principal Solution Architect



Sudarshan Pathalam is a Principal Solution Architect with Pica8, Inc.  His primary focus is helping customers with the adoption of SDN by building and integrating white box OpenFlow switches for unique use cases and environments.  In this role, Sudarshan has helped many key service provider, data center, and enterprise customers get their SDN applications running in production environments.
Sudarshan has over fifteen years of experience in computer networking. Prior to Pica8, he spent time at Brocade and Cisco in senior technical marketing engineering as well as pre- and post-sales roles.  At these companies, he was able to develop deep technical expertise in SDN, data center fabrics, virtualization, and network architecture while helping many of the largest enterprise, cable, and telco customers in the world.
Sudarshan has a Bachelors in Computer Science Engineering from Madras University.