Manish Gupta is Juniper’s Sr. Director of Engineering for routing protocols and technologies. Manish leads a talented team with several distinguished engineers responsible for network architecture particularly related to routing including BGP, MPLS, EVPN, SR, Traffic Engineering and more. His team is also active in the IETF holding leadership positions and working to define new standards and technologies. Manish is passionate about networking automation, the programmability and disaggregation aspects of cloud technologies, such as cloud-native routing products like cRPD, and in particular working with customers, helping them build their networks with scalable, reliable architectures to meet their business demands. He has been with Juniper Networks since 2007 and holds 7 patents in advanced routing.