Jamie Lerner, Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Cloud and Systems Management Technology Group at Cisco, is responsible for products that enable enterprises and service providers to manage Cisco equipment and associated services more effectively. Lerner brings more than 18 years of experience in both software development and management of high-growth companies to his role with the company.
Prior to Cisco, Lerner served as founder, President, and CEO of CITTIO Inc., an enterprise software company that delivers the system monitoring and management tool WatchTower. The idea for CITTIO came while Lerner was managing large data centers at XUMA, Inc., which he cofounded in 1997. Serving as Chairman of the Board, co-CEO and Chief Technology Officer, Lerner and his management team grew XUMA to more than 340 employees and over $20 million of annual revenues in two years. Previously Lerner served as Senior Software Architect and Product Manager at Platinum Technology (acquired by CA), where he was responsible for leading the programming team that created SQL Station. Prior to working at Platinum, he spent three years at Andersen Consulting as a Senior Consultant.Having managed the development of award-winning software, Lerner is widely quoted in top-tier publications including Fortune, Computerworld, InfoWorld and Inc. Magazine. He holds a bachelor's degree in quantitative economics and decision sciences from the University of California, San Diego.