About Nikhil Handigol

Nikhil Handigol is Co-Founder of Forward Networks. Nikhil is a Computer Science Ph.D. from Stanford. As a member of the Stanford team that pioneered SDN/OpenFlow, his research focused on using SDN principles for systematic network troubleshooting (NetSight), flexible network emulation (Mininet), and smart load-balancing (Aster*x). Previously, he worked at SDN Academy, ON.Lab, and Cisco.