Adam Casella co-founded SnapRoute in August, 2015, where he is responsible for setting technical direction and ensuring the operator’s perspective is always seen. Adam’s background of supporting networking products as a vendor, paired with his operational experience running large-scale data center networks gives him a unique perspective on how to build reliable, resilient, and easy-to-use products. Adam is an authority on both disaggregated and traditional networking technologies and especially their use in hyperscale spine/leaf CLOS designs and topologies. Prior to founding SnapRoute, Adam was responsible for designing and building hyperscale data center networks at Apple. Before Apple, Adam was a lead engineer in Cisco’s TAC on the LAN and Data Center Switching teams — giving him deep insight on silicon pipelines, hardware and software architecture, and a strong background in debugging and troubleshooting complex, multifaceted technical issues.