Monday, May 5, 2008

Redback Networks Appoints New Head of Engineering

Redback Networks, an Ericsson company, announced the appointment of Lele Nardin as senior vice president of engineering. Prior to Redback, Lele spent 15 years at Cisco Systems in a variety of product development roles. Since 2000, he served as a vice president and general manager leading engineering and product management for Cisco's 7200, 7500 and 7600 product families, the Cisco 10000, and for the enterprise, Cisco's Cat6k and Cat5k switches. Lele also has a successful track record in the development of network processors. He led development for the Cisco PXF processor and the recently introduced Cisco "Quantum Flow Processor." Before joining Cisco, Lele served as a SW technical leader at StrataCom where he was responsible for the Network Protocol layer of the IPX platform for which he holds a patent.

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