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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

July 16, 2013

MANUFACTURING

Converge OT with IT for Business Benefits in Manufacturing

At the recent Cisco Live 2013 event in Orlando, I talked about the business value of converging operations technology (OT)—used for industrial automation systems—with IT business networks, in order to create more secure, end-to-end, standard communications and control.  Regarding business value of IT/OT convergence for machine builders/integrators and consequently their manufacturing customers, I referenced a […]

June 19, 2013

MANUFACTURING

Cisco Live 2013 – Manufacturing and Industry Sessions

As Global Industry Director for Manufacturing at Cisco, Chet Namboodri is looking forward to joining you and more than 20,000 of your colleagues at our 2013 Cisco Live event in Orlando, Florida, during June 23-27. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZSs4svkY4Q As part of this year’s Cisco Live on Tuesday afternoon, June 25, I’ll be hosting a one hour break-out […]