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Raghunath Iyer

CTO, Nevis Networks

Raghunath Iyer has over 30 years of experience, which includes senior management and leadership positions in engineering and business development. His expertise is in the fields of embedded system development (hardware and firmware), networking, and ASIC architecture design and verification. He began his career in the Electronics Business Equipment Division of Godrej & Boyce. He switched to developing M-CAD software at Geometric Software Solutions and eventually returned to his original passion for embedded hardware and firmware. He teamed up with another IITian, Ajit Shelat at SwitchOn Networks which pioneered an ASIC Network Co Processor for deep packet inspection. Raghu then joined the founding team at Nevis Networks, a startup that pioneered secure network switching nearly a decade back. Raghu is now the CTO at Nevis Networks, building network security products with Indian DNA. Raghu graduated with an M.Tech in Computer Science and a B.Tech in Electrical Engineering from IIT Bombay