Uday Parida is responsible for EXFO's QA-800 solutions which are designed to validate small cells, including Home eNodeBs (HeNB) and HeNB-Gateways (HeNB-GW). He brings to EXFO more than six years of experience in product management, during which time he was responsible for simulators that test different entities in the 3G and LTE network. Prior to this, he developed Linux Kernel modules and network-processor-based solutions as a software engineer for NetHawk Oyj. His professional experience has helped him develop a strong understanding of the challenges facing the development of high-performance solutions. Uday obtained a Master's Degree in Computer Applications from Utkal University, India.