Lancy Lobo, CCIE No. 4690 (Routing and Switching, Service Provider, Security), is a Systems Engineer in Cisco Systems Sales organization supporting a large Service Provider. Previously a network consulting engineer in Cisco Systems Advanced Services organization, supporting the Cisco strategic service provider and enterprise customers. He has more than 14 years of experience with data communication technologies and protocols. He has supported several Cisco strategic service provider customers to design and implement large-scale routed networks. He holds a bachelor’s degree in electronics and telecommunication engineering from Bombay University, dual management degree from Jones International University. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in organizational management at Capella University.
Umesh Lakshman is a systems engineer with the Customer Proof of Concept Labs (CPOC) team at Cisco, where he supports Cisco sales teams by demonstrating advanced technologies, such as MPLS and high-end routing with the Cisco CRS-1 and Cisco 12000 series, to customers in a pre-sales environment. Umesh has conducted several customer training sessions for MPLS and Service provider architectural designs. Umesh has a bachelor’s degree in electrical and electronics engineering from Madras University and a master’s degree in electrical and computer engineering from Wichita State University.