Ben Gibson brings 15 years of networking industry experience to Cisco Systems, where he leads all outbound marketing initiatives for Cisco's Wireless LAN Business Unit. Prior to Cisco, Gibson served as Vice President of Marketing at both Meru Networks and Proxim Corporation, where he led global marketing, communications, investor relations, and channel marketing programs. During his tenures both at at Meru and Proxim, Gibson successfully positioned the companies in the emerging voice-over-WLAN and WiMAX markets, launched several new broadband wireless solutions targeting outdoor applications, and developed successful global channel and demand generation programs. Prior to Proxim, Gibson served as Director of Marketing at Atrica, Inc., where he helped establish the company as a leader in the Optical Ethernet market. Gibson has also held product marketing positions at Cisco for the Catalyst 2900/3500 Switching families, and at 3Com Corporation.