Jeffrey Wang

Vice President of Engineering

Jeffrey Wang is a seasoned engineering leader who has played an important role in some of the networking industry’s most significant innovations and successful products. Most recently, Wang was Vice President of Engineering at Big Switch Networks, a pioneering startup in SDN and next-gen data center networking. He was responsible for overall engineering R&D and product development for Big Switch, and built two of the industry’s most reliable and innovative data center products: Big Cloud Fabric and Big Monitoring Fabric.

Prior to Big Switch, Wang had a 15-year career at Cisco, where he was Vice President of Engineering in the Data Center Group, with responsibilities ranging from Cisco’s Unified Computing System (UCS) software, to hypervisor switching and I/O technologies such as the Virtual Machine Fabric Extender (VM-FEX) and the Nexus 1000v vSwitch software. Earlier in his career, he managed the software development team of the Cisco Catalyst 6500, the most widely used data center switch in the industry. Additionally, he was an engineering leader at Nuova Systems, a data center compute and networking startup that became the centerpiece of Cisco’s data center portfolio.

Earlier in his career, Wang was Vice President at Brocade, where he was responsible for development of Data Center IP Fabric software, helping grow the company’s switching fabric footprint to more than a thousand customers during his tenure. Wang holds a master’s degree in Computer Science.