DD Dasgupta

Vice President

Product Management

Dhritiman Dasgupta aka “DD” is the Vice President of Product Management for the Cisco Cloud and Compute organization. In this role, DD leads a global team that helps customers navigate their hybrid cloud journey through open, flexible, and secure solutions spanning on-premise data centers and public clouds. Before this role, DD was VP of Product Marketing for the Cisco Small Business Segment whose team drove strategic marketing programs for customers that represents more than half of the world’s GDP and employs two-thirds of the workforce. A seasoned executive and a dynamic leader with over 22 years of experience in product marketing, product management and software development at some of the most prestigious brands - including Cisco, Nortel and Juniper Networks. DD has a unique domain background that spans across technologies including voice, video and cable to networking, security, applications, data center all the way to cloud. He has built and sold products, supported very large, critical customer escalations and launched some of the most iconic products of the past decade. He is equally adept at marketing software/SaaS products as well as hardware/on-premise solutions. DD is an out-of-the-box thinker and a problem solver. He has not only helped companies grow within established markets and displace competitors but also has created new markets and help companies expand into adjacencies. He has launched startups out of stealth mode, created billions of dollars of demand pipeline and helped gain (and regain) market share with compelling and sometimes provocative messaging backed up with modern, digital automation tools. Outside of work, DD is a musician and a music producer. He plays the bass guitar for several bands in the Bay area, CA. He has composed music for Cirque Du Soleil and has collaborated with several leading Hollywood production studios and DJs and artists of our era. DD has been married for 17 years and lives with his wife and 2 early teenage sons in Pleasanton, CA.


May 27, 2020


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The "new normal" for small businesses means new IT challenges and opportunities. Navigate the turbulence with #CiscoDesigned solutions. Learn more here and at the small business iTalk session at #CLUS.

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