Kapil Bakshi

Chief Solutions Architect for Cloud Computing


Kapil Bakshi is the Chief Solutions Architect for Cisco Federal’s Data Center Practice. Kapil is responsible for leading and driving Data Center and Cloud Computing initiatives in Cisco Federal. Kapil has extensive experience in strategizing, architecting, managing and delivering Data Center solutions to US Federal Agencies and Enterprise customers. During his career, he has held several architectural, consulting and managerial positions within the industry. Prior to Cisco, Kapil worked for Sun Microsystems, where he spent a decade working with US Government and Service Provider industry. Prior to SUN, he worked for Hewlett-Packard and several government system integrators in consulting and product development roles. Kapil is native of Washington DC area, and holds both BS in Electrical Engineering and BS in Computer Science from University of Maryland, College Park. MS in Computer Engineering from Johns Hopkins University and an MBA from University of Maryland, College Park. He also holds a U.S. patent (6373932) for a Service Provider Data Warehouse Solution.