Snehal Patel is a global network architect at Gap Inc. and has over 10 years of experience in the Networking industry. He is SD-WAN subject matter expert and leads the architecture, design, roadmaps and strategy of Gap Inc.’s global network across Cloud, 3000+ Stores, Backbone, Data Center, Campuses, Distribution Centers and Tools. Snehal plays a key role in all the network related POCs at Gap Inc. and is constantly on the lookout for new technologies to improve the network architecture, performance, scalability and visibility. Snehal holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Engineering from San Jose State University with a specialization in Network Systems.
Snehal has been at Gap Inc. for over 7 years. Recently, Snehal has been focusing on Network Architecture for Cloud Networks, Container Networking, SD-WAN, Data Center Designs, Wireless Networks, and ML/AI based Network tools. Prior to joining Gap Inc., Snehal was a Network Operations Engineer at Yahoo Inc. for about three years. Snehal regularly attends and presents at Conferences and writes blogs at www.prosdn.com.