Arun Saksena

Director and Global High-Tech Lead Internet Business Solutions Group

Arun Saksena is a director and high-tech global lead for the Cisco Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG). IBSG works with many of the world's leading companies to help them become more competitive through effective business processes and technology deployment.

Saksena brings 26 years of combined consulting and industry experience. Before joining Cisco, he was a partner at Accenture in New York, working for clients in the communications and high-tech industries. While at Accenture, he focused mostly on supply chain strategy and post-merger integration projects. Prior to Accenture, he was with Booz Allen Hamilton's Operations Management Group, and earlier in his career, he worked as a software engineer at Tata-Unisys in India and the United Kingdom.

Saksena has published numerous articles on topics including workforce productivity, collaboration, innovation, supply chain management, merger integration, telecom network asset management, mobile devices, and the role of technology in knowledge management.

Saksena holds an MBA in finance and an M. Eng. in operations research and industrial engineering, both from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. He earned his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Birla Institute of Technology in India, where he graduated with distinction.



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