|Birth Day||March 27, 1961|
|Birth Place||Saratoga, California, United States|
|Age||59 YEARS OLD|
|Residence||Saratoga, California, US|
|Alma mater||Santa Clara University San Francisco State University|
|Occupation||CEO and president, Arista Networks|
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In September 1993, Cisco Systems acquired Crescendo Communications, marking Cisco’s first acquisition and foray into the switching market. Ullal joined Cisco and began work on the Cisco Catalyst switching Business, which grew from its beginning, in 1993, to a $5 billion Business in 2000. As vice President and general manager of LAN switching in the Enterprise group, Ullal was responsible for unified communications, IP telephony, content networking and policy networking. She oversaw some 20 mergers and acquisitions for Cisco in the enterprise sector.
In June 2014, Ullal led Arista Networks to an IPO on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol ANET.
Ullal was eventually named Senior Vice President of Data Center & Switching, reporting to John Chambers. Responsibilities included the direction of the modular Nexus and Catalyst Data Center Switching and Application/Virtualization services which saw about $15 billion of direct and indirect revenue. Ullal’s career at Cisco spanned more than 15 years.