Joshua Reola

Product Manager, CX Cloud

Insights & Innovation

Based in Oslo, Norway, Josh is a Product Manager in the CX Cloud Business Unit and helps run the Insights & Innovation Team. Josh began his Cisco career in 2007 as a Systems Engineer, Collaboration Consulting Systems Engineer, a Business Development Manager and eventually a Product Manager. He also leads the Cisco EMEAR Filipino Professional Network. Prior to joining Cisco, Josh worked for Internet2 on projects with the co-founder of SIP, Henning Schulzrinne, and co-wrote the Internet2 white paper, VoIP Phone Codec Testing. He was also the editor for Pearson’s CCIE Voice 3.0 Quick Reference Guide. Outside of Cisco, he studied as an EMT and then became an entrepreneur. He is the co-founder and CTO of Liberwave, which developed the world's first app to buy and sell used college textbooks and class notes and turned down an appearance on Shark Tank. Josh earned a B.S. degree in Telecommunications Engineering from Texas A&M University and was a member of Army ROTC, Corps of Cadets, and the world's largest military marching band, the Aggie Band. He also enjoys watching college football, cooking, salsa dancing, and traveling around Europe during his off time.


August 19, 2020


Innovating the Future of Work with Today’s Startup

2 min read

Josh, a Product Manager, shares how his job is a lot like the T.V. show "Shark Tank" and how he listens to pitches of startups interested in collaborating with Cisco.