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Chet Namboodri

Senior Director

Global Private Sector Industries Marketing

Chet leads Cisco’s Global Private Sector Industries Marketing team with the mission to accelerate digital business transformation for customers within the Manufacturing, Energy, Financial Services, Retail, Hospitality, and Sports and Entertainment industries. As Senior Director, he is responsible for industry strategy, market development, and content marketing that bridge IT and networking capabilities for new digital business models and value propositions focused on customers’ lines of business.

Chet brings nearly three decades of cross-functional, multi-industry experience, leadership and expertise to this role. Before joining Cisco in 2007, he was Global Director of Industry Marketing at General Electric. Over 15 years he served several different business entities at GE, leading results for both bottom-line profitability and top-line growth.

Chet earned a mechanical engineering Bachelor of Science degree summa cum laude from Clemson University and a Master of Science degree from Virginia Tech. He is married with three children and lives in the Research Triangle area of NC.

Articles

September 18, 2014

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Sub-Zero Innovates with the Internet of Everything

Blog authored by Chet Namboodri, Cisco and Marieke Wijtkamp, Librestream Sub-Zero is a family owned business and, perhaps, best known as the developer of the first cabinet built-in refrigerator in the 1950s. Today, the company is the leading manufacturer of luxury appliances in North America, selling its top-of-the-line appliances worldwide. Sub-Zero employs more than 1,000 […]

July 29, 2014

MANUFACTURING

Stanley Black & Decker Connects Factory Floor with Internet of Things (IoT)

During a panel on IoE in Business last week, Stanley Black & Decker announced the results and estimated productivity savings, upside revenue, and risk cost avoidance of a new Connected Factory Wireless implementation conducted with Cisco and AeroScout Industrial. In partnership with AeroScout, we’re excited to share the details on how Stanley Black & Decker […]

Stanley Black & Decker: Connecting Internet of Everything, One Line at a Time

Blog authored by Chet Namboodri, Cisco and Patrick Gilbert, AeroScout Industrial Last week, at an Internet of Everything event in Chicago, Cisco and its partners showcased how an increase in connected devices is improving lives and businesses in both private and public sectors. From connected energy to more efficient hospitals to smart cities, the Internet […]

July 24, 2014

MANUFACTURING

The Internet of Everything in Business: a Roundtable Discussion

Yesterday afternoon, Cisco hosted an “Internet of Everything in Business” roundtable discussion–featuring executives from Stanley Black & Decker, AeroScout Industrial, salesforce.com and FH Celebration Health–which spotlighted how the Internet of Everything (IoE) is fueling transformative business outcomes and results … Today! In the session, our panelists discussed ways they are actually acquiring some of the […]

July 17, 2014

MANUFACTURING

How the Internet of Things Is Changing the Manufacturing Playing Field

In the July issue of Modern Materials Handling (MMH), a very informative article appeared on “4 Ways the Internet of Things is Changing Manufacturing”. Editor-at-Large Roberto Michel presents an interesting perspective on the emergence of IoT and its impact on manufacturing today. Specifically, Mr. Michel presents four immediate business use case scenarios that can be […]

July 2, 2014

MANUFACTURING

Mfg.net Webcast Series: The Internet of Things

Partnering with Manufacturing.net, Cisco recently hosted Part II of a webcast series  on ‘The Internet of Things ’ for Manufacturing.  The content was very well received as it covered some key opportunities in Manufacturing today and how IoT technologies are helping enable an industrial renaissance in many markets today.  The first webcast   was joined by […]

IoT in Manufacturing: Insights and Best Practices

Recently, the second of a two-part Manufacturing.net webcast series on ‘The Internet of Things ’ (IoT) wrapped with a deep dive on the very real business advantages and outcomes that are enabled when IoT is fully applied to Manufacturing operations. One of the speakers, David Gutshall, Infrastructure Design Manager at Harley-Davidson Motor Company, highlighted many […]

June 6, 2014

MANUFACTURING

Cisco Supply Chain Operations Places in Top 10 of Gartner Ranking

Congratulations to the Cisco Supply Chain Operations (CSCO) team. For seven consecutive years, Cisco has placed in the Top 10 of Gartner's prestigious ranking! Led by Cisco Senior...

Manufacturing New Business with the Internet of Everything

In a recent article for Manufacturing Digital, “Cisco highlights Internet of Everything potential in 2014,” the manufacturing industry has been touted as a one of the top sectors benefitting from the Internet of Everything (IoE) and Internet of Things (IoT) trends. Along these lines, I recently discussed the transformative power of IoT in manufacturing in […]