Ash Bhalgat is the senior director of Cloud and Telco Market Development in the NVIDIA Networking business unit. He leads cloud and telco solutions, technical marketing, and partner ecosystem business development to drive networking portfolio revenue and market share growth. Ash has 20+ years hi-tech industry experience building and marketing multimillion-dollar revenue products and solution at Cisco, Polycom, and Mellanox for enterprise, service provider, and cloud customers. During these years, he dabbled in many technologies including data centers, cloud-native, Kubernetes, containers, 4G/5G, virtualization, SDN, NFV, hardware acceleration, routing, Wi-Fi, UCC, network management, and mobile apps. Ash earned a M.S. in computer engineering from the University of Cincinnati and an MBA in marketing and entrepreneurship from Santa Clara University. He has also published research papers on compiler optimizations at ACM conferences.