Jamie Lerner

Senior Vice President and General Manager

Cloud and Systems Management Technology Group

Jamie Lerner, Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Cloud and Systems Management Technology Group at Cisco, is responsible for products that enable enterprises and service providers to manage Cisco equipment and associated services more effectively. Lerner brings more than 18 years of experience in both software development and management of high-growth companies to his role with the company.

Prior to Cisco, Lerner served as founder, President, and CEO of CITTIO Inc., an enterprise software company that delivers the system monitoring and management tool WatchTower. The idea for CITTIO came while Lerner was managing large data centers at XUMA, Inc., which he cofounded in 1997. Serving as Chairman of the Board, co-CEO and Chief Technology Officer, Lerner and his management team grew XUMA to more than 340 employees and over $20 million of annual revenues in two years. Previously Lerner served as Senior Software Architect and Product Manager at Platinum Technology (acquired by CA), where he was responsible for leading the programming team that created SQL Station. Prior to working at Platinum, he spent three years at Andersen Consulting as a Senior Consultant.

Having managed the development of award-winning software, Lerner is widely quoted in top-tier publications including Fortune, Computerworld, InfoWorld and Inc. Magazine. He holds a bachelor's degree in quantitative economics and decision sciences from the University of California, San Diego.


September 17, 2013


IPAM is Essential to Network Management

2 min read

By Tim Rooney, Director, Product Management, BT Diamond IP The discipline of network management has long offered technical and business benefits to organizations with the centralization of the monitoring, control, and provisioning of distributed network elements such as routers and application or services databases. These benefits include holistic management of a network from a centralized […]

The Analytics Opportunity for Service Providers

3 min read

Written by Sailesh Krishnamurthy, Principal Engineer Service providers around the world are seeing an unprecedented explosion of data in their networks. This explosion is characterized by the “Three Vs” (volume, variety and velocity) that are the typical hallmarks of challenging data problems. The service providers that embrace these problems creatively stand to unlock enormous monetization […]

Catalog Management in Digital Services Mash-Ups

1 min read

By Greg Scullard, Technical Leader, Cloud Systems Management Technology Group  In recent years, catalogs have had a major role in allowing product offer and service creation sourced from complex value chains. At the Management World conference expo held between 13th and 16th May 2013 and organized by TM Forum, which is a global, non-profit industry […]

January 29, 2013


Challenges of the Evolving Home Network [INFOGRAPHIC]

1 min read

By Steve Gorretta, Product Manager, NMTG Do you know how fast the Internet connection is coming in and out of your house?  If you are like most broadband subscribers in the US, the answer is “no.”  You probably also share the sentiment (and pain!) that regardless of how much you are paying, your ISP isn’t […]