Making Open Work
May 8–9, 2017: Training & Tutorials
May 10–11, 2017: Conference
Austin, TX
Guru Chahal

Guru Chahal
VP of Products, Avi Networks


A member of Avi Networks’s founding team, Guru Chahal serves as vice president of products, where he helps define the product and drives initial customer development, product messaging, and technical partnerships. Previously, Guru was an investor at Lightspeed Venture Partners, where he focused on networking, security, cloud, data analytics, and infrastructure management; served as the director of product management at Cisco Systems for the Unified Computing System product line (a multibillion dollar business), where he helped define the product strategy and roadmaps and was instrumental in ramping UCS traction; and held operational roles at Nuova Systems (acquired by Cisco Systems) and Tropos Networks (acquired by ABB). An alumnus of Harvard Business School and Purdue University, Guru holds several patents in networking.


11:00am11:40am Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Infrastructure, Performance
Location: Meeting Room 9 A/B
Level: Intermediate
Guru Chahal (Avi Networks), Ranga Rajagopalan (Avi Networks)
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Guru Chahal and Ranga Rajagopalan share techniques to intelligently scale application and load-balancing resources automatically and on-demand to achieve just-in-time-scaling across clouds without compromising an application's performance. Read more.