Kiran Makhijani

Kiran Makhijani is Principal Research Scientist at Futurewei Technologies, USA. She has been exploring new internet architecture, technologies and protocols since joining in 2013. In this regard, she has contributed to the establishment of ETSI NGP and more recently ITU-T FG-NET-2030. Currently, Kiran is responsible for formalizing requirements, definitions and performance metrics for new communication services under network 2030 initiative. Her research is in the development of new capabilities in the networks to support time-precision guarantees in applications such as automation, autonomous systems and holographic media domains. Prior to joining Futurewei, Kiran worked with Cisco and has led a broad array of industry projects in the forwarding and routing systems, designing high-scale routing platform, policy based routing and cloud-scale network architectures.