Vinod Peris is Senior Vice President, Engineering in the Agile Management Business Unit at CA Technologies and is responsible for a portfolio of products including Agile Central, Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) and Service Desk Manager (SDM). Vinod joined CA in January of 2016. Prior to that he was at Cisco Systems, where he was head of engineering for Cisco’s Optical, Cable, Wireless and Router product lines. Prior to Cisco, Vinod was the lead SW architect at Growth Networks, a startup developing a high-speed switch fabric. From 1995 to 1999 he was a Member of the Research Staff at IBM T.J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, NY, conducting research on building the Internet Infrastructure.