Adeel Ahmed, CCIE No. 4574, is a senior manager in the Cisco Advanced Services group. He has been with Cisco for more than 11 years. His areas of expertise include Access/Dial, Broadband Cable, SP Voice, and IPv6. He has worked with major cable MSOs in North America, EMEA, and ASIAPAC in designing and troubleshooting cable networks. He has written several white papers and design guides used by customers, sales teams, and Cisco engineers in deploying multiservices over cable networks. He has represented Cisco at industry technical forums such as IETF, APRICOT, SCTE, CableLabs, NCTA, NAv6TF, Networkers, and Global IPv6 Summit. He is the coauthor of Deploying IPv6 in Broadband Access Networks. Adeel holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in electrical engineering.
Habib Madani works as a network consulting engineer in the Cisco Advanced Services group. He has been with Cisco for the past five years; before that, he worked for more than ten years as a lead engineer at Yahoo!, CenterPoint Broadband Technology, and Motorola. His background is SP VoIP, Data Center, Network Management, and OSS solutions. He has worked with major enterprise customers and MSOs in the United States and abroad across these segments. He has represented Cisco at industry technical forums such APRICOT and Networkers. Habib holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Arizona and a master’s in electrical engineering and computer science from the University of Illinois.
Talal Siddiqui,CCIE No. 4280, is a senior manager in the Cisco Advanced Services group. He has been with Cisco for 13 years. He has been involved with beachhead customers who were deploying these solutions for the past 12 years. As a consulting engineer, he has worked with MSOs, CLECs, and ILECs who have deployed Cisco SS7 Interconnect Solutions through planning, designing, deploying, network expansion, and operational troubleshooting phases. As a technical leader in Unified Communications Practice, he worked with Cisco partners in planning, designing, and deploying IP telephony solutions for large enterprise customers. Currently he is working on developing service offerings for Communication/Collaboration Enabled Business Process (CEBP) solutions and service delivery tools. Talal holds BSEE and MBA degrees and is a CCIE.