Arista Networks CEO Jayshree Ullal named ‘EY Entrepreneur of the Year’

Arista Networks delivers software-driven cloud networking solutions.

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Jayshree Ullal, President and CEO, and Andy Bechtolsheim, Founder, of Arista Networks have been named the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2015 National Overall Award winners.

“To be an entrepreneur is to be a game changer,” said Mike Kacsmar, EY Entrepreneur of the Year Americas Program Director. “Jayshree Ullal, Andy Bechtolsheim and the Arista Networks team embody all of the characteristics we value in entrepreneurship. They have successfully challenged industry norms and redefined the industry standard.”

Arista Networks delivers software-driven cloud networking solutions for large data centre storage and computing environments.

Ullal and Bechtolsheim have managed to create a bold but stable culture over the past 11 years, one that has carved a new path in the industry and cultivated a sense of pride among Arista workers, said a statement.

Following “The Arista Way,” the 10 core tenets of the company’s culture, employees endeavor to make Arista a highly desirable place to work, it added.

The award recognizes visionary business leaders who demonstrate innovation, financial success and commitments to their communities as they create and build world-class companies.

The winners are selected by an independent panel of judges from more than 250 regional award recipients. Awards for entrepreneurial excellence were given in 11 categories. The list of the winners is here.

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