sunil4_4Sunil Kripalani is Vice President, Cisco Services Technology Group, responsible for the strategic direction and development of Software technologies enabling Cisco’s global services business. He leads a team of professionals around the world focused on developing, licensing and acquiring software assets which help our customers design, build and operate network solutions.

He joined Cisco Systems in 2004 after successfully designing and operating carrier grade networks, data centers and operating support systems as a senior executive and co-founder in start-up and Fortune 500 firms, including Sprint. Sunil has a diverse background leading software development, network engineering and network operations teams for service providers across cable, wire line and wireless infrastructures, pioneering one of the first broadband point to multipoint wireless networks. Within Cisco, Sunil has led several global teams including the Operations & Network Management services practice and the Advanced Services technology solutions team.

Sunil has a Bachelors of Science degree in Business Administration. He and his wife and two children live in Naperville (near Chicago), Il.