About Rafael Maranon is the product manager for all platform independent software running in Cisco Catalyst switches. At the Network Operative System Technology Group (NOSTG) Rafael develops the strategic vision for expanding the scope of Fabric Extender and IPv6 First Hop Security.
Before joining Cisco Rafael obtained a S.M. in Engineering-and-Management from MIT’s System Design and Management (SDM) Fellow Program. At MIT Rafael worked as a Research Assistant in the Lean Advancement Initiative (LAI) at the Engineering System Division at MIT. Rafael's research included system thinking, social networks for organization development, software process improvement and the management of labor migra