Anand Oswal

Senior Vice President & GM , Palo Alto Networks

Anand Oswal

Speaker Bio


Anand Oswal serves as Senior Vice President and General Manager at cyber security leaderPalo Alto Networks where he leads the company’s Network Security eorts.Prior to this he was Senior Vice President of Engineering for Cisco’s Intent-BasedNetworking Group where he was responsible for building the entire set of platforms, fromswitching, wireless and routing to IoT and cloud services, that make up Cisco’s extensiveenterprise networking portfolio. Anand joined Cisco in 2009 via the acquisition of StarentNetworks, a leader in mobile packet core gateways. He also led teams at Redbacknetworks, Cisco’s Mobile Wireless Group and Sun Microsystems.Anand is a gifted, dynamic leader, highly experienced in building strong, diverse, andmotivated teams that continually excel through a relentless focus on execution.He holds more than 60 U.S. patents and earned a bachelor’s degree intelecommunications from the College of Engineering, Pune, India and a master’s degreein computer networking from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.He is a frequent speaker on technology, innovation, management, diversity and theimportance of family.