Jeevan Patil

Director, Product Management

Wireless Network

Jeevan is a Director Product Management responsible for Wireless LAN Controllers in Wireless Networking Group. He has a rich history of experience in Wireless LAN over the last 8 years.

-Led the productization of the IOS based controllers 5760 standalone appliance and the wireless functionality with 3850 access switches in Jan 2013

- Led the launch of 4 simultaneous controllers - the WiSM2 blade in the Cat6K, Flex7500, WLC2500 and the solution in ISR G2 in Apr 2011 with smooth migration from the previous portfolio.


- Prior to Controllers, Jeevan drove Access Points Portfolio Strategy for 4 years. Led the launch of the industry’s first enterprise 802.11n Access Point(AP1250) and led many ask-the-expert sessions around 802.11n. Also led Cisco’s foray into SMB arena with 521 series Access Point.

- Helped set the strategy around co-existence of wired and cellular technology:


- Led Cisco’s client Strategy around CCX and defined the version 5 of specifications that eventually led to Cisco innovations around Management Frame Protection and Client Troubleshooting.

- 4 Patents approved at USPTO in the areas of wireless and security

Prior to his role in Product Management, Jeevan was a Software developer within Cisco for 5 years focused on ACS, NAM, URT

Jeevan has an MBA from Santa Clara University and Masters of Computer Engineering from Wayne State University

Spends his weekends with wife and two kids.


September 28, 2017


Cisco Enables A Faster Wireless Network at Germany’s Aachen University

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Every year, over 44,500 students attend Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule (RWTH) Aachen, Germany. With over 150 courses of study, that cover a large swath of educational disciplines, the university is among the leading scientific and research institutions in Europe. In addition to the large student population, 540 Professors, 5,373 other academic staff and 2,679 non-faculty staff, […]

September 26, 2017


Cisco Network Keeps Campus Connected

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The need for a wireless network exists everywhere, even on a campus as old and picturesque as the Cranbrook Educational Community. The trick was making sure that state-of-the-art technology could seamlessly fit in with the aesthetics of one the country’s most beautiful educational campuses. Built in the early part of last century, Cranbrook Educational Community […]

June 23, 2017


Apple and Cisco Partnership Continues to Deliver Great User Experiences for Mobile Users

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In a second round of Networking Innovations, our partnership takes the guesswork out of Network Analytics and Assurance.

April 29, 2015


Non-stop wireless at Valley Children’s Hospital

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Valley Children’s Hospital is a nonprofit, state-of-the-art, children’s hospital on a 50-acre campus in Madera, California, with a medical staff of more than 550 physicians. With 356 licensed beds, Valley Children’s Hospital is one of the largest hospitals of its type in the nation. One of the core values the hospital embraces is incorporating new ideas, […]

April 16, 2015


Cisco Wireless enables RSL Care customers to stay connected indoors and outdoors

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RSL Care is one of Australia’s largest providers of retirement living, community care and aged care services with more than 28 communities throughout Queensland and New South Wales. This not-for-profit organization offers high quality Homecare, Retirement Living and Residential Aged Care services. In the words of the award-winning CEO of RSL Care: “We are focusing […]

February 12, 2015


How to manage Chromecast at your school?

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Google Chromecast is a small streaming device that plugs into a HDMI port on any TV and allows any smartphone, tablet o PC to project “cast” information to the TV. A recent previous deployment guide helped you understand how to use this in a typical multi-vlan campus environment via the use of vlan select and […]

November 3, 2014


Take 2: Is Your WLAN Ready for Unified Communications and Collaboration?

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In the previous blog, we covered details about Cisco AVC enhancements with AireOS 7.6 that allow you to classify various collaboration applications such as Cisco Jabber™, Cisco WebEx®, Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Lync, and Microsoft Skype. Many customers have deployed voice-over-WLAN in mission-critical environments. The goal in this blog is to walk you through the […]

September 30, 2014


Globe University rolls out innovation over Cisco WLAN

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For the past 125 years, Globe University has focused on hands-on training to ensure the career success of students offering associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees,...