Uma Chunduri is an IP routing expert with extensive background and expertise in Service Provider networks, Mobile backhaul and Broadband Access Networks. He is currently with Future networks core team at Huawei USA as a Principal Systems Engineer, focusing on advanced technology research and standards in the Access and Network Research Labs. His current focus is on programmable network architecture for low latency and QoS sensitive industry verticals including transport networks, DC undelays and Core. He is working on a new path aware routing mechanisms (PPR) and slice aware mobility and transport network solutions for 5G cellular networks and beyond.
Uma has two decades of industry experience. Prior to Huawei, he spent close to a decade at Ericsson, he was a Principal Engineer in System & Technology group and responsible for various IP products including Edge, BRAS and backhaul product lines. His core competency is in the area of IP/MPLS networks, IP FRR, IP Security/IKEv2, and Cellular Mobility with more than 40+ Patents (granted or pending). He is an active contributor at IETF in Routing, Transport, and Security Areas with 7 published RFCs and 15+ active Internet Drafts. He also has several research publications (IEEE/SIGCOM), active ITU-T member (FG2030) and participates in ETSI as rapporteur of NGP new routing mechanism.