As vice president for Global Marketing Planning and Programs, Marie Hattar leads a team that develops marketing strategies and plans to accelerate customer, influencer and partner adoption of Cisco’s product, solution, services and Capital portfolios.
Hattar has more than 18 years of industry experience and has served in a variety of leadership roles within Cisco, including enterprise, vertical and CXO marketing, as well as product and services marketing for switching, routing, mobility, security, policy and management, and applications.
Throughout her career, Hattar has held leadership roles in product marketing, product management, software engineering, competitive intelligence, and finance. She is recognized as an industry expert in data communications, convergence, and security, and has been instrumental in building security and network architectures for leading Fortune 500 companies.
Prior to Cisco, Hattar worked at Nortel Networks, Alteon WebSystems, and Shasta Networks in senior marketing positions. She previously chaired the prestigious Broadband Content Delivery Forum and is co-author of “IP Services at the Network Edge” published by Addison-Wesley.
Hattar received a master’s degree in business administration in marketing from New York University and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Toronto.