Bruce Pinsky

Bruce Pinsky


Distinguished Engineer, Product Infrastructure




Bruce Pinsky is currently a Distinguished Engineer in the Product Infrastructure team at Intuit, Inc. with over 25 years of Internetworking experience. In his current role, Mr. Pinsky leads the development of vision and strategy for the network supporting Intuit’s SaaS platform for products such as TurboTax Online and QuickBooks Online.

Mr. Pinsky is a Cisco Certified Architect (CCAr) and is one of the earliest CCIEs (#1045) and CCDEs (#2007::0003). His expertise spans a wide variety of technologies including IPv4, IPv6, BGP, OSPF, IS-IS, WAN/LAN transports, WAN/LAN switching products, server/workstation environments, and data center networking.

Prior to Intuit, Mr. Pinsky was a Distinguished Engineer in the Cisco Services organization specializing in  network architecture and design engineering for large scale Service Provider and Enterprise networks focusing on complex routing and MPLS environments.

Prior to returning to Cisco in July 2003, Mr. Pinsky was co-founder of Proficient Networks, a routing and network optimization appliance company where he served as VP of Engineering and CTO. Additionally, Mr. Pinsky was VP of Network Infrastructure for Telegis Networks, Inc, an Internet Data Center and Managed Services company. Mr. Pinsky was also one of the first two employees of Digital Island, Inc. where as Chief Network Strategist, he helped design and deploy the company’s Global E-Business Delivery Network serving more than 25 countries worldwide.

Mr. Pinsky is co-author of the book Cisco Router Configuration: A Practical Introduction to Cisco IOS Configuration, 1st and 2nd edition and co-inventor of U.S. Patents 6,130,890, 6,870,851, 7,623,528, and 7,969,992, A Method and system for optimizing routing of data packets and U.S. Patent 7,733,798, Evaluation of network data aggregation.

Hobbies: Ice Hockey and Stage Managing Musical Theater Productions