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Kailem Anderson

Sr. Managing Director
Cloud & Managed Services

Kailem Anderson has overall Cisco Cloud & Managed Services Portfolio responsibility on a worldwide basis. His portfolio includes Networking, Data Centre, Collaboration and SaaS / XaaS / IoT lines of business. He has ownership for the overall Cloud & Managed Services direction, investment, vision and strategy. He Leads the Cloud and Managed Services team in the development of a disruptive portfolio that drives transformational change and market relevance to accelerate technology adoption and customer business outcomes.

Prior to leading Product Management worldwide for Cloud & Managed Services Cisco, Kailem held Managed Services responsibility for the routing, switching, security and Wi-Fi offers. Primarily, he has been focused on developing new managed services in a BOT or white label business model

• Incubation – Developing and piloting managed services in the Enterprise and Service Provider markets

• Delivery (scaling) – Enabling Service Providers world-wide to provide managed services to their customer base for routing, switching, security and Wi-Fi.

• New Business model – offering white label or BOT services on an opex commercial model

Prior to this role, Kailem has held multiple lead roles at Cisco:

• Kailem led business development and sales teams within the Strategic Sales Acceleration Team within the Service Provider organization, focused on managed services.

• He also led Product Line Management within Cisco’s Network Management Technology Group for it Managed Services products

Prior to joining Cisco, Kailem was a Director / General Manager at Prognosis, a network management start-up focused on Unified Communications performance management based in Denver Colorado.

• Launching a Unified Communications managed services portfolio.

• Assisting a major telecommunications provider in developing managed unified communications services and selling Software to AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, Orange, T-Systems, Telstra and other global Service Providers

Prior to joining Prognosis , Kailem worked for Microsoft, and IBM in various product management roles in the area of managed services.

Kailem holds an MBA (MM) and a BE in Engineering from University of New South Wales

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