Kaushik Narayan is a co-founder and CTO at Skyhigh Networks, where he is responsible for Skyhigh's technology vision and software architecture. He brings over 18 years of experience driving technology and architecture strategy for enterprise-class products. He has been working in the network security and management space for 16 years, a large part of that at Cisco systems where he was the Principal Engineer responsible for the Identity Services Engine product that won the Cisco Pioneer Technology award. Kaushik helped drive key technology initiatives within Cisco in the areas of policy management, cloud-centric networking, and network automation. He has filed several patents and also been active member at the IETF responsible for multiple RFCs. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Pune University and an MS in Management Systems from BITS Pilani.