Navin Suvarna

Navin Suvarna possesses more than 18 years of extensive experience as a seasoned network delivery architect. With a decade-long tenure at Cisco, he has adeptly architected, designed, tested, operationalized, managed, and optimized expansive networks across service providers, global enterprises, and public sector segments. Holding the distinguished CCIE (No. 24583) in enterprise networking, Navin boasts an impressive collection of professional-level certifications.

Since the inception of software-defined networking, Navin has actively contributed to Cisco’s incubation team, playing a pivotal role in incubating multiple intent-based solutions. His expertise has been instrumental in facilitating the adoption, assimilation, and rapid deployment of intricate multi-domain solutions. In the past four years, Navin has held the role of lead delivery architect for the United States Public Sector team. While specializing in multi-domain solutions, his proficiency in aligning network infrastructure with the evolving needs of the public sector has garnered affiliations with thought leaders in both the public sector and Cisco engineering. This collaboration has resulted in the development of novel features, functions, and validated practices tailored to multidomain architectures, addressing the specific requirements of public sector clients.

While Navin’s specialization remains rooted in multi-domain intent-based networks, his recent focus centers on educating clients about the value proposition of automation and guiding them on their automation journey. An active speaker, Navin has shared his insights and experiences of architecting multi-domain solutions on global platforms, including Cisco Live. He also champions hands-on demonstrations and automation showcases, offering real-world insight into intent-based networking through automation use cases.

Beyond his professional pursuits, Navin finds joy in his 14-year marriage to his wife, Rupali. Their family includes their 12-year-old daughter, Trisha, and 6-year-old son, Vivaan. They currently reside in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.