Bikash is currently the Tech Lead and Manager of Network Architecture at Google, where he is focused on network infrastructure scaling, optimization and reliability. Prior to Google, Bikash was the CTO of Qstreams Networks, a company he co-founded. Bikash also spent several years at Ciena Corporation in various technical roles developing DWDM and Ethernet technologies. Bikash is a frequent speaker in conferences and industry forums and is an active participant in various networking standard bodies. He received a B.Tech. from IIT, India; and M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Maryland at College Park, all in Electrical Engineering.