Sr. Vice President and General Manager
Service Provider Networking
Jonathan rejoined Cisco in March 2017 as Sr. Vice President and General Manager of Service Provider Networking. As part of the Service Provider Business group, he leads the SP Networking organization in driving Cisco’s leadership position in SP routing, networking and automation software solutions while ushering in the next-generation of networking and network automation innovation.
Prior to rejoining Cisco, Jonathan served as Executive Vice President and General Manager at Juniper Networks leading their Engineering and Product Management. In that role, he was responsible for driving strategy, development and business growth for the company’s entire portfolio including routing, switching and security, as well as the ongoing evolution of silicon technology and the Junos operation system. Before Juniper, Jonathan held a variety of leadership positions at Cisco over the course of 15 years. During that time, he developed service provider solutions and led the enterprise routing product management team and service provider Layer 4 through Layer 7 services team.
Jonathan co-authored the best-selling book “Voice-over IP Fundamentals” and is a frequent speaker at leading industry events. Active on social media, he frequently shares his observations and insights about the industry through Twitter @jonathandavidsn and blogs.