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Peter Granger

IoT/Industry Analyst Relations Manager

Peter Granger is IoT/Industry Analyst Relations Manager in Cisco, responsible for relationships with key analyst companies (451 Research, Analysys Mason, Forrester, Gartner, IDC, MachNation, Ovum, etc), representing Cisco Business Units (BUs), Marketing, and Cisco Corporate focusing on the Internet of Things (IoT) and Industries. Peter was previously Senior Industry Partner Marketing Manager in the Cisco Global Private Sector Industries group, the managing editor of the Cisco Energy Industry Blog, and a founding creator of all the Cisco industry blogs. He has returned to Cisco on contract from Netchannels, after successfully transitioning to a career as an independent consultant. He is also editor of the independent blog: IoTpeek.

As a Senior Manager for Cisco before leaving to pursue his consultancy, Peter was responsible for recognizing Industry decision makers business and operational imperatives and developing solutions that enable companies and organizations to solve critical business issues.

In the past, Peter has developed several solutions in the areas of Supply Chain, Operational Excellence, Research and Development and Sales and Customer Operations, using a combination of both Cisco and third party technology, combined with process change and IoT know-how.

He now focuses on all IoT industry sectors, with an emphasis on Industrial, Transportation and Energy.

Peter has been at Cisco for more than ten years with experience in the Cisco Channels organization in the UK, Cisco Strategic Alliances in the US, and presently Cisco Industry Marketing at Cisco Corporate. He has previously held management positions at Sun Microsystems, now part of Oracle, and IBM.

Peter holds an Honors Degree in Science from the University of Durham in the UK, and a post-graduate Diploma in Business Finance from the ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), a UK Finance MBA.

He is married with two children and lives in the Sacrament/Bay Area, California.

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