Kapil Bakshi

Kapil Bakshi is the chief solutions architect for Cisco Federal�s Data Center Practice. Bakshi is responsible for leading and driving data center and cloud computing strategy and initiatives in Cisco Federal. Bakshi has extensive experience in strategizing architecting, managing, and delivering data center solutions to U.S. federal government agencies and enterprise customers. During his career, he has held several architectural, consulting, and managerial positions within the industry. Prior to Cisco, Bakshi worked for Sun Microsystems, where he spent a decade working with U.S. federal government system integrators in consulting and product development roles. Bakshi is a native of Washington D.C., and hold both a BS in electrical engineering and a BS in computer science from the University of Maryland, College Park, as well as an MS in computer engineering from Johns Hopkins University and an MBA from the University of Maryland, College Park.