Industry Solutions Group
Syed Hoda is the GM of the group responsible for Cisco’s Interactive Services Solution, a cloud-based, digital-media solution that enables customer interactions and live video for consumer/enterprise use-cases across multiple verticals.
Prior to his current role, he was with Cisco’s Internet Business Solutions Group, where he advisedmany of the world’s leading companies in achieving business results through enterprise process innovation and the strategic use of technology. Mr. Hoda was an editor of a Cisco publication,Connected Transportation.
During his tenure at Cisco, Syed has lived and worked on three different continents and has served in leadership roles based in Paris, Bangalore, and San Jose.
Previous to Cisco, he worked for Cap Gemini Ernst & Young where he led the strategy practice for the retail, CPG, and transportation industries. His areas of focus included marketing strategy and consumer buying behavior. He helped to develop “Consumer Relevancy”, a methodology to assess a brand’s market position relative to its competitors.
Syed completed an MBA at Emory University (Atlanta, GA) and Industrial Engineering at Case Western University (Cleveland, OH).