IoT: Underpinnings of the Digital Factory – Sponsored by Juniper

Fall 2021

Use of IoT devices/sensors in healthcare, manufacturing, transportation/logistics, distribution centers, remote training, etc have ballooned to over 8.4 billion and growing, making them a fundamental element of the digital factory.  Factor in high demand of AI/ML based real-time analytics for decision making, new networking e.g., Wi-fi 6/5G/PLTE/FWA and cloud edge is needed for the digital Enterprise evolve to consume and support these requirements for increasing reliability need for the WAN, high transient throughput capability and deterministic low latency network.


As Technical Fellow for FedEx Enterprise Network Architecture, Aryo Kresnadi responsible for setting network architecture guideline, future and solution for FedEx Global Enterprise Network supporting all FedEx information movement to ensure on time delivery for all FedEx packages. Current responsibility for research, design and implementation of the next generation network for FedEx, including: future direction of networking technology, all aspect of SDN architecture, cloud capability, global foot print, WAN architecture/connectivity and next generation network management.

Joining FedEx in 1998, Aryo has been involved in Network Operation Center, network management system and architecture, network compliance (SOX/PCI) area, ITIL process and Network WAN/LAN/DC design, deployment and architecture.

Aryo holds Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) from The Ohio State University and Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (MSEE) from University of Pittsburgh. Aryo currently based in Collierville, TN, the home of FedEx World Technology Center.

Shafeeq Shaikh has over 22 years of experience in the IT industry with a focus on Network Strategy, Roadmaps, Architecture and designs with Fortune 50 companies including Enterprises and Service Providers. He’s a passionate Enterprise Network & Security Executive, leading Global Digital Transformation, driving teams to leverage technology to create pragmatic business solutions that would enrich customer experience. Currently at Johnson&Johnson the worlds largest Healthcare company, Shafeeq is developing and leading NextGen Network – Internet First Borderless Strategy, driving digital transformation by enabling the foundation via SDWAN, Cloud Networks(AWS, Azure, GCP), Cloud Network Security i.e. Secure Access Service Edge and Network Automation.

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