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Alok Gera
Chief Technology Officer at Synamedia


Alok Gera is Chief Technology Officer for Synamedia. He comes to the role from Cisco, where he was Director and the CTO of Cisco’s Service Provider Platforms and Applications business. In his role as CTO, Alok worked across architecture transitions in the area of next-gen applications, cloud, and its impact on the infrastructure and its operation for both fixed and mobile. His team focused on creating architectures that brought consistency for development, deployment, and operation of consumer and business applications.

Prior to that, Alok was a Senior Engineering Manager, working with Comcast Cable. He has worked across multiple architecture and market transitions, including migration to the cloud, evolved service offerings, and the transition to IP video.

Alok holds BA and MA degrees in Electrical Engineering from George Mason University.

Agenda Sessions

  • Panel: Making the Most of OTT Video