Kiran is a Principal Engineer at Juniper Networks with over 18 years of experience in the SDN/cloud/data path domain. He is the Data Path Architect in the CTO org, and has been working on the Juniper Cloud-Native router (data path) for the past 2 years. His current focus is on software routing in the 5G space. He has experience in data path technologies like DPDK, VPP and other related areas. He works actively with customers, SEs and field engineers to evangelize and formulate solutions to cater to customer requirements. He’s also a hands-on developer who has developed many product features, testing frameworks and productivity tools.