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Conrad Clemson

Senior Vice President, SP Platforms & Applications
Service Provider Video Software and Solutions (SPVSS)

Conrad Clemson is Senior Vice President/General Manager of Service Provider Video Software and Solutions (SPVSS). In this role, he directs the strategy and development of Cisco’s video software portfolio, which spans content protection, headend and client software, streaming and encoding, the Infinite solutions suite, and services and delivery.

Prior to his current role, Clemson served as the VP of Strategy and Technology for SPVSS where he was responsible for leading the development and execution of Cisco’s Service Provider Video strategy and technology direction. Clemson also served as the Vice President for the North American Center of Excellence (COE) within SPVSS where he was keenly focused on improving the relationships with SPVSS’ top North American accounts.

Before joining Cisco, Clemson was the CEO of BNI Video, a startup which developed two major products that offer video back-office and content delivery network (CDN) analytic capabilities for Service Providers. Clemson also completed a successful one-year relationship as Entrepreneur in Residence with Charles River Ventures prior to joining BNI. He earlier served as Senior Director of Engineering at Motorola; Senior Vice President of Technical Operations at Broadbus; Executive Vice President and Vice President of Engineering at Gotham Networks; and VP of Engineering at Lucent Technologies.

Clemson holds a BS in physics from the College of William and Mary, and performed graduate studies at the School of Electrical Engineering at the University of Virginia.

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