Server Access and Virtualization Business Unit
Soni Jiandani is Vice President, Server Access and Virtualization Business Unit at Cisco. In this capacity she is responsible for the development and implementation of the Cisco-wide strategy for data center access and virtualization solutions.
Jiandani was previously co-founder and Senior Vice President of Marketing and Partnerships for Nuova Systems. She was responsible for the development and implementation of marketing, technology partnerships and sales strategy programs for this data center transformation focused start-up.
While at Cisco, Jiandani has played key roles in creating and executing strategic initiatives and driving product marketing development in the LAN switching arena. She was Vice President and General Manager of Cisco’s LAN and SAN switching business unit within the Data Center, Switching and Wireless Technology Group. In this capacity, she was responsible for the industry leading Catalyst modular switches and a comprehensive portfolio of intelligent SAN switches.
Jiandani also served as Vice President of Marketing for the Cisco Internet Systems Business Unit and Vice President, Marketing for the Workgroup Business Unit. Her contributions enabled Cisco to secure its leadership position in Ethernet LAN switching.
Prior to her tenure at Cisco, Jiandani was a marketing executive at UB Networks where she was responsible for Virtual LANs and LAN switching market development. She also took on a sales role as Regional Manager, developing markets for the company in India. Prior to UB Networks, she drove numerous market development programs at Novell.
Jiandani holds a B.S. degree in Computer Science from London University in England.