Leadership Team | Conventional VAS Shahzad Zafar
Chief Technology Officer (CTO) SwitchBeginning his journey as a System Administrator/Network Engineer with an Internet Service Provider, he quickly emerged as a force to be reckoned with, seamlessly deploying multivendor networks and integrating them with a myriad of systems. The telecom sector bore witness to his prowess as he plunged into diverse domains: Fiber optics, wireless, satellites, and system integration, just to name a few. His repertoire further boasts of expertise in broadband network design, core network deployment, and network automation. With such extensive exposure to multifaceted technologies, he’s cultivated unparalleled troubleshooting acumen, underpinned by rich network operations experience.
In a quest for continued growth, he is driven to further delve into IP/MPLS networks, especially broadband networks, and the intricate art of network integration. His specialties are a testament to his unparalleled skill set: from IPV4 to IPV6 transitions, VPLS, L2/L3 VPNs, to high-quality multicast IPTV P2MP and traffic management. His prowess in Unix/Linux administration and familiarity with platforms like Cisco, Juniper, and Maxtnt showcase his holistic knowledge. Moreover, his expertise in system integration, especially with OSS/BSS and Juniper Service Activation, sets him apart. As he charts his future trajectory, one thing is certain: his indomitable spirit and unparalleled expertise make him an invaluable asset in the world of networking.