SReXperts 2020

Networks Keep Us Going

Saurabh Sandhir

Vice President Product Management, Nuage Networks

Nokia

Saurabh Sandhir is Vice President of Product Management team at Nuage Networks with product responsibility for both DC and SD-WAN product lines . Saurabh brings over 16 years of experience leading cross-functional engineering, product management and marketing teams focussed on networking software products.
Before Nuage, Saurabh was Head of Technology Strategy at Ericsson. Prior to his role at Ericsson, Saurabh held a variety of leadership roles during his 13 year tenure at Juniper Networks. He was the head of the NFV platform product line for both engineering and product management functions. Saurabh also headed the Network Programmability (Junos SDK) product line at Juniper and the development of the industry’s first network API toolkit for developers. This group was also instrumental in defining the marketing blueprint for the introduction of software products in a thus so far hardware centric industry. Saurabh played key roles in building Juniper’s SDN partner and channel programs and defining the SDN architecture/strategy leading to the acquisition of Contrail Systems.

Saurabh has an undergraduate degree in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, a Masters in Computer Science from Purdue University and an MBA from University of California, Berkeley.