Krishna Narayanaswamy

Chief Scientist at Netskope

Krishna Narayanaswamy is the Chief Scientist at Netskope. Krishna has over 25 years of experience in the networking industry.

Krishna started their career at Digital Equipment Corporation as a Principal Engineer. Krishna then moved on to FORE Systems as an Engineering Manager, where they were responsible for Ethernet-ATM switching. In 1997, they co-founded Top Layer Networks, where they served as System Architect.

In 2006, they joined Juniper Networks as a Distinguished Engineer. Krishna was part of the management team for the Security BU and was responsible for strategy, investments, and M&A. Krishna also served as an architect for the NGFW (AppSecure) and IPS technologies.

Narayanaswamy has been recognized as an expert in the field of networking and has been a representative for the IEEE 802.1Q/p and ATM Forum standards committee.

Krishna Narayanaswamy received a B.E. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science in Pilani. Krishna then went on to receive a Master of Science (MS) in Computer and Systems Engineerig from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Their manager is Sanjay Beri, CEO. Krishna Narayanaswamy works with Jason Clark - Chief Strategy Officer, Lamont Orange - CISO, and Joe Depalo - VP, Operations.


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