MPLS has taken the Wide Area Networking world by storm. To understand this better we've compared it to the analogy of a car at SDxCentral.
Kireeti Kompella, CTO. Prior to Contrail, Kireeti was formerly CTO and Chief Architect, JunOS at Juniper Networks. Dr. Kompella has deep experience in Packet Transport, large-scale MPLS, VPNs, VPLS, and Layer 1-3 networking. He has been very active in the IETF, co-chairing the CCAMP Working Group and authoring several Internet Drafts and RFCs (including CCAMP, IS-IS, L2VPN, MPLS, NVO3, OSPF, and TE). Prior to Juniper, Kireeti worked on file systems at NetApp, SGI, and ACSC (acquired by Veritas). Dr. Kompella received his BS EE and MS CS at IIT, Kanpur, and his PhD in Computer Science at USC.