Aki Naito works in Cisco’s corporate marketing organization overseeing joint marketing programs with Service Providers. The Managed Services Acceleration Program (MSAP) provides marketing expertise, execution management, and resources to drive Service Provider cloud and managed services business.
Previously, Aki spent time in China leading Pavilion Relations and Marketing for Cisco Pavilion at World Expo 2010 Shanghai and as a Marketing Manager with focus on Cisco’s Asia Region (ASEAN, Taiwan and Korea). In the past, she was a Vertical Marketing Manager responsible for integrating industry relevance into the technology marketing campaigns, and created and executed marketing programs focusing on the Manufacturing industry. Aki has also worked at Motorola’s Connected Home Solutions group and at Spencer Stuart, a global executive search firm.
Aki earned her BA in Engineering Physics with Honors from Dartmouth College, and her MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.