Snorre Kjesbu is the Vice President and General Manager for the Cisco Collaboration Endpoints Technology Group (CETG). He leads a global organization of more than 500 people responsible for all Cisco Collaboration endpoint products, which range from IP phones to three-screen room-based immersive systems. As the leader of CETG, he provides direction for product management, operations, innovations and development. His global team is primarily located in San Jose, Oslo, and Bangalore.
Before joining Cisco, Kjesbu was Senior Vice President for Tandberg’s Endpoint Product Division where he was responsible for the development and innovation of all Tandberg’s video endpoints. Prior to Tandberg, he was a Technology Program Manager at ABB with responsibility for ABB’s research and development on wireless communications. Kjesbu and his team at ABB were awarded the Wall Street Journal Innovation award for their work on wireless sensors in 2002.
Kjesbu serves on the board of directors of several ITcompanies, and holds more than 20 patents in the area of communications and video conferencing. He is frequently invited to speak at key events and was a guest lecturer at the Stanford Network Research Center in Stanford University.