Versa Networks CEO Kelly Ahuja to Present at Bank of America

Santa Clara, Calif. – June 6, 2017 – Versa Networks, a leading provider of next-generation software-based networking and security solutions, today announced that Versa Networks CEO and President Kelly Ahuja will participate in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2017 Global Technology Conference taking place on June 7 at the Ritz Carlton in San Francisco.


Versa Networks’ CEO will be on the “SD-WAN – Let the Software Take Control” panel along with Aryaka Networks, CloudGenix and Viptela. Moderated by Merrill Lynch Analyst Tal Liani, the four panelists will discuss the current state of SD-WAN, its drivers and where the market is headed in 2017 and beyond.


Kelly Ahuja, CEO and President at Versa Networks, is a seasoned industry veteran with more than 20 years of experience in networking and telecommunications. He spent 18 years at Cisco rooted in the design and deployment of telecommunications networks. Prior to leaving Cisco, he was SVP of Service Provider Business, Products and Solutions where he was responsible for developing and managing the service provider segment strategy and portfolio.

Kelly held several other senior executive roles at Cisco, including SVP and GM of the Mobility Business Group, chief architect for the Service Provider business and SVP and GM of the Service Provider Routing Technology Group and more. Earlier in his career, he served as VP of Marketing at optical networking startup BlueLeaf Networks and product management leader at Stratacom. He also managed the design and deployment of data and voice networks for AT&T Canada, Bank of Canada and Telesat Canada.


Wednesday, June 7, 2017

10:00 a.m. PT


Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2017 Global Technology Conference

Ritz Carlton

San Francisco, CA

Salon 1, Level 1


To explore the rise of software-defined WAN (SD-WAN), which successfully enables the migration to a multi-cloud and SaaS model for a digital enterprise. It also gives service providers and enterprises greater visibility and control over WAN operations, promising cost efficiency and

effective application management across the entire corporate WAN infrastructure.

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About Versa Networks

Founded by network industry veterans, Versa Networks is an innovative vendor in the SD-WAN and SD-Security market. Versa’s solutions enable service providers and large enterprises to transform the WAN and branch networks to achieve unprecedented business advantages. Versa’s carrier-grade NFV software provides unmatched agility, cost savings, and flexibility, compared to traditional network hardware. The company is backed by premier venture investors Sequoia, Mayfield, Artis Ventures and Verizon Ventures. For more information, visit

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