Enterprise Smart Solutions Engineering
Phil Sherburne leads the Smart Solutions Engineering team at Cisco. He is responsible for leading cross business systems effort and delivery of repeatable architectures and systems that address both business and technical requirements for Cisco customers. Phil leads the Cisco Virtualization Experience Infrastructure (VXI) Smart Solution at Cisco which provides a superior collaboration and rich media user experience with best in class ROI in a fully integrated Desktop and Applications Virtualization solution.
A 12-year Cisco veteran, Phil joined as a director of engineering. He has held various leadership roles within the Voice Technology Group (VTG) leading the development, test, and deployment of the Cisco Unified Communications (UC) platform. Most recently, Phil served as Vice President, Systems for the Cisco UC portfolio, and was responsible for product marketing, architecture, system level program management, initial deployment and solution level testing.
Over the past several years, Phil successfully guided his VTG engineering resources to take on a trusted advisor role and provide guidance to Cisco customers, which in turn, enabled them to fully optimize Cisco UC solutions and drive increased business value throughout their organizations.
Phil currently serves as executive sponsor for General Motors (for UC), the Private Sector Board and the Customer Experience Board.Prior to joining Cisco, Phil spent over twenty years at AT&T and Lucent Technologies Bell Laboratories facilities in Denver, Colorado. During his time at Bell Labs he was involved in development of both PBX and Messaging products. Phil grew up in Montana and has a Bachelors degree in Computer Science from the University of Oregon and a Masters degree in Computer Science from Ohio State University.