Khalid Raza is a Distinguished Engineer at Cisco Systems. As a recognized expert within Cisco and the worldwide ISP and NRN community, Khalid has been designing large scale IP networks for over ten years. His expertise includes IP routing protocols (OSPF, ISIS and BGP), MPLS and ISP networks. He represents Cisco in industry panel discussion and technical conferences around the world and discusses technologies and protocols related to large-scale ISP and NRN networks. Khalid has influenced technology directions and decisions within Cisco and ISP and NRN community worldwide. He has produced technical white papers and co-authored Large Scale IP Network Solutions from Cisco Press. Khalid holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and a master's degree in engineering management.