Co-founder & Chief Strategist , The Fabric
University of Massachusetts, Amherst (M.S., Computer Science)
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (B.S., Computer Science)
Prabakar is Chief Strategist and Co-founder of The Fabric. Prabakar has a successful track record as a serial entrepreneur. Previously, Prabakar drove Juniper’s content and media strategy and the technology for its media delivery infrastructure solutions, which an outgrowth of Juniper’s acquisition of Ankeena, which he co-founded with Rajan. Before Ankeena, Prabakar was at Citrix Systems, driving the technology vision and product strategy of the company’s Application Networking Group. Prabakar joined Citrix via its acquisition of NetScaler Inc., where he served as CTO and EVP of Strategic Planning and Corporate Development.
Prior to Netscaler, Prabakar was Senior VP of Technology at Exodus Communications. Prabakar has over 25 years of leadership experience in the hi- tech industry where he has held a variety of executive positions spanning engineering, marketing, and business strategy at companies such as Intel, Hewlett-Packard, and IBM. Prabakar has served on the board of directors and/or technical advisory board of several companies and is a charter member of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE).
Prabakar holds an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and B.S. in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.