Amir Khan

Amir Khan

President & CEO at Alkira Inc

Amir Khan is Co-Founder and CEO of Alkira, funded by Sequoia Capital and Kleiner Perkins. Previously, he was Co-Founder and CEO of Viptela, which was acquired by Cisco in 2017. He has three decades of experience in developing innovative networking technologies at startups and leading companies like Cisco and Juniper. Amir was a product leader for IOS, Cisco’s critical routing and switching software platform spanning its major product lines. He also led Cisco’s wired and wireless campus strategy with a multi-billion dollar revenue impact. Earlier, he has held various leadership positions in product management and engineering at Juniper, Procket (core routing), and Nortel/Bay Networks. Amir has an MS degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder.