Sumedh Sathaye is a Director & Distinguished Engineer in Dell Technologies Telco BU organization. Sumedh leads a team of talented engineers and partners on customer co-innovation projects for the Telco vertical. His team is focused on 5G, all aspects of open RAN, as well as Telco & enterprise edge platforms. Previously, Sumedh co-founded & led a cloud data security company in Austin, Texas, achieving revenue-positive status within 18 months (and 3 issued US patents). He also helped develop the innovative switch-fabric software for the first ARM-based server company, Calxeda.
Upon earning his Ph.D. from NC State University, Raleigh, Sumedh started his professional career at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, NY, where he contributed to RISC, mainframe, embedded, and game processor architectures, and created innovative edge computing technologies. Sumedh is an inventor or co-inventor on more than 40 US patents, and a member of the IP assessment committee in Dell.