Shawn Zandi

Principal Network Architect

Shawn Zandi is a principal network architect with LinkedIn. For the past two decades, he has worked as the infrastructure architect for various Fortune 100 companies from Dubai to Silicon Valley.

Shawn's job at LinkedIn is to economically grow and scale data center and backbone network with correct architecture, long-term strategy and clear roadmaps in place. He is leading LinkedIn next-generation data center and infrastructure architecture initiatives as well as many engineering and research working groups. In addition to Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Shawn holds over 50 industry certifications and can be reached at