Mr. Lerner is VP/GM within Cisco’s Cloud and Systems Management (CSMTG) focused on service provider applications. Prior to joining Cisco, Mr. Lerner served as the President and CEO of CITTIO Inc., an enterprise software company that delivers a leading system monitoring and management tool. In 1997, Mr. Lerner co-founded XUMA, Inc. to serve the rapidly growing need for Internet services. At XUMA, he served as Chairman of the Board, co-CEO and Chief Technology Officer and led the management team to grow the company to 340 employees.
Mr. Lerner has also held senior positions with Platinum Technology and Andersen Consulting. Mr. Lerner has driven the development of award-winning software and is widely quoted in top-tier publications including Fortune, Computerworld, InfoWorld and Inc. Magazine.