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Aruna Ravichandran

VP/CMO Global Marketing, Webex/Collaboration

Webex Collaboration Business Unit

Aruna is a global marketing leader who is passionate about digital transformation, workplace transformation, and DevOps. With her 20+ years of experience in Marketing and management background, she is passionate about elevating marketing into an engine that drives thought leadership and demand generation, with a direct impact to a company’s growth. Aruna specializes in SaaS and digital marketing leading with data driven omni-channel marketing that contributes to the company’s revenue and profitability.

She is currently the VP/CMO of Cisco’s Webex Collaboration business. She is responsible for all aspects of marketing including demand generation, digital marketing, product marketing, branding and other supporting marketing functions for market leading Webex collaboration products. Before coming to Cisco, she has held leadership roles at several other companies – VP of Marketing for CA Technologies $1.5B DevOps business (acquired by Broadcom for $19B), VP of Marketing and Strategy for Software Defined Networking (SDN) at Juniper Networks. She started her career as an engineer at Hewlett Packard holding executive leadership roles in engineering and in marketing during her 17-year career. Aruna enjoys blogging about technology; she is an independent blogger for Forbes and other industry forums. She has also authored two technology books on DevOps.

Aruna was named the Top 100 Most Influential Women in Silicon Valley 2016 by the San Jose Business Journal, received the National Diversity Council’s 2016 Most Powerful and Influential Woman Award, and Silver Stevie Award for Female Executive of the year 2018.

She holds a degree in Computer Engineering and an MBA, both from Santa Clara University, and a graduate of Kellogg Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) program in 2019. Aruna also sits on the boards of California Polytechnic San Luis Obispo & Panzura.

Articles

December 9, 2019

COLLABORATION

Webex Marketing Team Is On A Roll — The Awards Pile On

It has been an awesome year for Collaboration Marketing. Here are the multiple awards Cisco Webex Collaboration has been recently honored with

November 19, 2019

COLLABORATION

Cisco Collaboration and Channel Partners–Better Together

We are excited to announce the winners of the 1st annual Webexceptional Partner Awards and pay homage to our Webexceptional partnerships.

November 4, 2019

COLLABORATION

The Awesome Power of Webex Collaboration Combinations

At Cisco Webex we believe our collaboration technology paired with your device of choice, brings you many essential combinations to thrive in your professional daily lives.

June 11, 2019

COLLABORATION

Getting to Know You — The Three-Dimensional Cognitive Workspace

The future of work is three-dimensional. And the good news is, it’s here now. It’s part of a new approach called cognitive collaboration, incorporating artificial intelligence with the right context.

June 10, 2019

COLLABORATION

The Results Are In: Here Are the Winners For The First Annual 2019 Cisco Collaboration Inaugural Webex Customer Awards!

Here are the winners for the first annual 2019 Cisco Collaboration Inagural Webex Customer Awards. Click here to find your favorite!

May 8, 2019

COLLABORATION

Announcing the Webex Customer Awards Program

We are thrilled to announce the first-ever Webex Customer Awards program to recognize and celebrate our Webex customers. We are now accepting nominations in seven categories and the winners will be announced at Cisco Live in San Diego on June 10.