Brocade appoints Swapna Bapat as Director of Systems Engineering for India
Brocade has appointed Swapna Bapat to the newly created role of director of Systems Engineering for India. In this role, she will be responsible for leading the company’s technical developments in data center and software networking, as well as developing best practices and excellence for systems engineering in India. Bapat will be based in Bangalore, India, and will report to Brocade senior director of Systems Engineering for Asia Pacific (APAC), Orcun Tezel.
Bapat brings more than 16 years of experience in the networking industry to Brocade. She was most recently with Cisco India, where she was responsible for charting the go-to-market strategy for the Enterprise Networking portfolio. Prior to Cisco India, Bapat held technical leadership roles at Alcatel Lucent, Ciena, and Juniper Networks, where she drove market adoption for various technologies including IPTV, mobility, and network security.
“Her leadership ability, passion, and focus will prove instrumental in motivating and growing our specialist team in India that is dedicated to developing innovation for an open, software-driven strategy that supports a networking paradigm known as the New IP,” said Tezel, senior director of Systems Engineering for APAC at Brocade.
(Source: Press release)