Doug Webster

Vice President

Doug Webster is the Vice President of Strategy, Technology and Innovation for Cisco Systems. In that capacity, he represents Cisco in a variety of public, media, governmental and industry forums and boards on a range of telecommunications and internet-related issues. Previously at Cisco, he led marketing for its $12billion service provider segment, oversaw development of Cisco’s highly-lauded Visual Networking index, and had roles in the optical and security business units.

Before joining Cisco Systems, Doug was an initial employee and Director of Communications at WheelGroup Corporation, a network security startup acquired by Cisco in 1998. Doug graduated from Yale University with a degree in economics and served four years as a decorated officer in the US Air Force and in an elected position on the Board of Directors of one of the largest credit unions in the United States. He lives in Austin, Texas, where he is the Cisco campus’ site leader, is a proud husband and father to his wife, two sons, and daughter, and is passionate about food, fitness, and Formula 1.

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