Uresh Vahalia is a technology leader who has built several industry-leading enterprise storage systems and led large, global organizations at EMC, Cisco, and HPE. Uresh has authored over thirty patents and the highly acclaimed book -- "UNIX Internals -- The New Frontiers". He has an MS in Computer Science from Syracuse University and an MS in Physics from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. Outside of work, Uresh teaches courses on Modern Indian History and on Indian Mythology at Santa Clara University, serves on the board of Pratham USA, and is an avid bridge player. He is based in Saratoga, CA, in the USA.