Senior Vice President
Product, Solutions & Industry Marketing
Senior Vice President Doug Merritt is responsible for product, solutions and industry marketing at Cisco. Among his areas of expertise, Merritt speaks passionately about what’s necessary to realize the potential of the rapidly emerging Internet of Things.
Prior to joining Cisco, Merritt led Silicon Valley startup Baynote through a period of significant investment and rapid growth within the emerging personalization and digital marketing optimization industry. Previously he was Executive Vice President (EVP) of Global On Demand Applications at SAP, where he accelerated the rate of new customer acquisition by over six times in less than one year. His tenure at SAP also included positions as EVP Premier Customer Network and EVP Business User Applications.
Merritt has also served in various leadership positions for PeopleSoft, Patrol Software (acquired by BMC Software), Powersoft (acquired by Sybase), Oracle Corporation, and Accenture/Andersen Consulting.