Harshad Nakil is co-founder and CTO of Volterra and a serial entrepreneur and innovator. Prior to starting Volterra, he was a distinguished engineer at Juniper for several years following the acquisition of Contrail Systems, which he also co-founded and served as CTO. Before Contrail, he held senior engineering roles including technical lead and Fellow at Aruba Networks and Distinguished Engineer at Juniper. Earlier in his career, he was a technical lead at Cisco and software engineer at Wipro. Harshad has a degree in computer engineering from K. K. Wagh Institute Of Engineering in India.