Hugo Vliegen

Senior Director of Product Management

Enterprise Routing

Hugo is the Senior Director of Product Management responsible for Enterprise Routing Platforms (ASR1K, ISR & CSR). He has 20+ year experience with managing product management teams and leading business creation & innovation processes.

He is passionate about creating new value through innovation, excite customers and drive profitable growth. He is the co-founder of Cisco’s Intelligent WAN (IWAN) Solution and Machine-2-Machine Wireless Router Portfolio.

Prior to Cisco he worked in product management & business leadership functions for consumer products such as the Infogear iPhone, WebTV and TiVo. Hugo started his career in Manufacturing IT and Automation.

He earned a Ph.D. degree in Engineering from the University of Twente and graduated with Master’s & Bachelor’s degrees from the Eindhoven University of Technology in The Netherlands.


September 8, 2015


Digital Vortex: How Not to Be the 40% That Will Fail!

At least 40% of businesses will fail at staying digitally agile. Among 941 business leaders in 12 industries surveyed, 43% percent...

June 25, 2015


Application Visibility Makes Parenting Easier!

Parenting in a hyper-connected world is increasingly challenged by lack of visibility into children’s internet usage, and by limited controls to customize internet usage policies per child. About a year ago, I installed a home router with parental-controls. My kids (teenage girls!) quickly complained about the additional latency it introduced on the network. User experience […]