Ammar Ahmadi (CCIE No. 50928 Data Center) has 6+ years of experience in data center design, implementation, optimization, and troubleshooting. He currently works at Cisco partner Ahead LLC as a Technical Architect, where he has designed and supported large-scale ACI fabrics since ACI's early days. Occasionally, he breaks from design work to produce network modernization roadmaps, mentor other engineers, or demonstrate SDN architecture possibilities to customers. He was previously a Network Consulting Engineer at Cisco specializing in converged infrastructure projects.