Vice President and General Manager, Services and Mobility Business Unit
Larry Lang is vice president and general manager of the Services and Mobility Business Unit at Cisco Systems. His team develops leading network offerings for mobile and fixed operators, including service control and packet gateways. His team also develops service provider solutions for next-generation call control and signaling for voice over IP. The Shared Port Adapter interfaces for all high-end routers are also in his group.
Previously at Cisco, Lang served as vice president of service provider marketing, including joint programs like Cisco Powered Networks. Past product responsibility included high-end routing, ATM, and the CiscoFusion architecture for switched internetworks. Notably, Lang initiated one of Cisco's most successful products, the Cisco 7500.
Prior to joining Cisco, Mr. Lang was vice president of product management at Ipsilon Networks, where he helped pioneer IP switching, predecessor to Mutiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS). He also worked on new service definition at Bellcore (now Telcordia).
Mr. Lang received a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Duke University and an M.S. degree in Operations Research from Stanford University. He is a member of the IEEE, the Association for Computing Machinery, and the Society of Women Engineers, and serves on the board of visitors for the Duke Pratt School of Engineering.
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