Sasha Ratkovic is the co-founder and CTO of Apstra, Inc. He is a thought leader in Intent-Based Analytics and a very early pioneer in Intent-Based Networking. He has deep expertise in domain abstraction and intent-driven automation. As CTO at Apstra, he drives the architecture direction of the Apstra Operating System (AOS) and is deeply involved in all aspects of the Apstra product and engineering efforts.
Prior to Apstra, Sasha was a distinguished engineer at Juniper Networks where he led automation efforts for data center products. Sasha holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from UCLA.
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Dissecting Intent-Based Networking (IBN) terminology and defining a vocabulary that can help network engineers and architects reason about the maturity of various IBN solutions.