Ish Limkakeng

Senior Vice President

Cisco Customer Solutions Marketing

Ishmael (Ish) Limkakeng is the Senior Vice President of Cisco’s Customer Solutions Marketing, responsible for messaging, promotion and positioning of the Cisco portfolio. In this role he serves as executive champion across Sales, Marketing and Engineering to ensure a clear and consistent marketing strategy for Cisco’s technology portfolio. A 22-year Cisco veteran, Ish is known as a personable and transformational leader with proven business expertise, deep technical knowledge and operational excellence. Prior to his current role, Ish served as SVP, Product Management and Marketing for Cisco’s Data Center Business Group, where he was responsible for product and marketing functions for the full Nexus line of switches and Cisco’s Intent-Based Networking solutions for the data center, including Cisco ACI, Cisco Tetration, and the Cisco Network Assurance Engine. Ish served as VP, Product Management for Insieme Networks, ultimately acquired by Cisco in 2013. Ish held numerous leadership roles at Cisco including VP of Sales, Networking and Security, VP, Strategy and Planning for Enterprise Networking Technology Group, and VP, Product Management of Desktop Switching. At Monitor Group, Ish was a lead consultant. Ish holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and a master’s degree from Harvard Business School. He resides in the California Bay Area with his wife and three children.


March 26, 2021


Create the Future with a Trusted Partner  

Now is the time to consider how your organization’s needs will evolve, and begin planning for those changes. The breadth and depth of our portfolio help customers to to accelerate their digital agility in a cloud-first world — by connecting their people, securing their organizations, and automating their infrastructure.

August 26, 2020


Why Cisco Is a leader in Infrastructure Automation Platforms

Cisco is making waves in the infrastructure and cloud automation market! Learn why we were named a leader in The Forrester Wave™ Infrastructure and Automation Platforms, Q3 2020 report. #TheForresterWave

Connected Experiences at Cisco Live! 2020

Cisco Connected Experiences are solutions that bring together the power of Cisco's entire portfolio, and provide the infrastructure needed to drive innovation forward. Join us at Cisco Live to hear about what Cisco Connected Experiences can do for you and your business.