As Chairman and Chief Development Officer, Andy Bechtolsheim is responsible for the overall product development and technical direction of Arista Networks. Previously Andy was a Founder and Chief System Architect at Sun Microsystems. Andy was also a Founder and President of Granite Systems, a Gigabit Ethernet startup acquired by Cisco Systems in 1996.
Founder and Chief Scientist
David Cheriton is the Chief Scientist for Arista Networks. He is a Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at Stanford University and a world-renowned researcher,receiving the lifetime achievement award from the ACM Sigcomm professional group in 2003. Prof. Cheriton was a Founder of Granite Systems, acquired by Cisco Systems in 1996.
Laura Conigliaro is a 30-year industry veteran in finance and technology research. She was a managing director and partner at Goldman Sachs, and most recently held the role of co-director of Americas equity research. Laura brings decades of specialized research and analyst expertise in the data center systems sector covering enterprise server and storage companies.
Dan Scheinman is a seasoned high technology executive, investor, and advisor for emerging companies. Dan has had a diverse and stellar 18-year career at Cisco Systems, where he contributed in growing the company from a $100M company to more than $40B in annual revenue. His experience spans legal,business development and general management functions, serving most recently as senior vice president and general manager.
President and Chief Executive Officer
As President and CEO of Arista Networks, Jayshree Ullal is responsible for building the company's business. Prior to Arista, Jayshree’s career at Cisco spanned more than 15 years. She led the direction of the modular Nexus and Catalyst Data Center Switching and Application/Virtualization services, where she oversaw about $15 billion of direct and indirect revenue.