Laxmi Mukund

Laxmi Mukund is a Principle Engineer at Cisco with a master’s in computer science and networking and about 20 years of industry experience. She has worked on various routing, switching and security products across Enterprise, Service Provider and Data center. Her main contributions have been in the architecture, design and development of features in the areas of core routing and switching, prefix convergence, Netflow, access control, quality of service, secure policy access and LISP (Locator Identity Separation Protocol). She is currently working on security with privacy as an important component. Understanding customer key requirements and translating them into usable features, reviewing network topology designs and troubleshooting complex customer network topologies has been part of her journey through out. She has a Cisco pioneer award and patents in the area of networking.