Srikanth (Sri) Hosakote joined Infinera in February 2016, bringing over 24 years of business, technology, and management experience. As Senior Vice President, Head of Engineering, Mr. Hosakote heads the Infinera Systems Engineering organization, utilizing his expertise in organization management and proven leadership advancing engineering organizations spanning high end routing, optical transport and cloud networking and storage solutions. Prior to joining Infinera, Mr. Hosakote was Executive Vice President and General Manager, Cloud Systems & Solutions at Seagate. Prior to joining Seagate, Mr. Hosakote served in various leadership roles at Cisco, including most recently Senior Vice President and General Manager, Data Center Group; Vice President and General Manager, High End Routing & Optical Group; and Vice President and General Manager, Edge Routing Business Unit. Mr. Hosakote earned a M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Missouri, Kansas City, and holds an MBA in Technology Management from the University of Phoenix.