Rupesh ChokshiAssistant Vice President, Edge Solutions Product Marketing Management at AT&T Business
Rupesh Chokshi is a dynamic leader in technology with a strategic focus for growth in global technology and telecommunications. He currently leads the product marketing team within Edge Solutions for AT&T Business which focuses on product management, strategy and business development. Rupesh manages a significant global portfolio of market-leading, innovative technology solutions for global business customers. The Edge Solutions team is transforming services and networks using software-defined networking (SDN), network function virtualization (NFV) and SD-WAN technologies.
Most recently, Rupesh has developed new offers for the AT&T Edge Solutions business to create value for customers by marketing software-based solutions at the edge that are agile and scalable. These newly launched bundled solutions encompass the newest technology trends including SDN, NFV, voice over internet protocol (VoIP) and IoT.
Previously, Rupesh launched AT&T FlexWareSM and SD-WAN solutions globally in 200+ countries and territories with a game changing and award-winning edge solution. He has increased revenue growth by developing and implementing go-to-market plans for all customer segments. Rupesh also manages the ecosystem and strategic alliances with key vendors like Juniper Networks, Cisco, Fortinet, Palo Alto Networks, Check Point, Riverbed Technology and VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloudTM. In addition, he has built joint value proposition offers with Systems Integrators such as IBM, DXC Technology and Tech Mahindra.
Rupesh began his career with AT&T Labs in 1997 and held several leadership positions in Technology, Sales & Marketing, Global Business, Systems Development, Enterprise IT Architecture, and Customer Experience. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in the following technologies – SDN, NFV, SD-WAN, Security, SIP, VoIP, UC, IP Broadband, Ethernet, VPN, M2M, Cloud and Mobility.
Rupesh is also a published author and has spoken at several leading industry conferences such as Mobile World Congress, Gartner IT Symposium, Enterprise Connect, IT Roadmap and Interop.
He holds a Master of Business Administration from the Stern School of Business at New York University, a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering from Clemson University and a Bachelor of Engineering in Production Engineering from BVM Engineering School at Sardar Patel University.
Fireside Chat: Has Virtualization Made it's Return Yet?, 3:15pmView Session
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