Kaustubh Das

SVP and General Manager

Cloud & Compute

Kaustubh Das, or KD, is Cisco’s Senior Vice President and General Manager of Cloud and Compute. As a member of Cisco’s senior leadership team, he is responsible for defining and growing Cisco’s multi-billion-dollar hybrid cloud and cloud native product portfolios, driving innovation and entry into new markets, and incubating and scaling new businesses to profitable, sustainable growth. KD is a technology visionary and transformation expert whose mission is to help enterprise customers harness the full potential of the hybrid, multi-cloud world. His team, made up of the best and brightest talent in the technology industry, is building world-class platforms that deliver customer-proven automation, observability and cloud native capabilities to market at unprecedented speed and scale. KD joined Cisco from Seagate, where he served as Vice President, Product Line Management for the company’s enterprise segment - including P/L ownership for a ~$4B business focusing on Data Centers and Cloud Service Providers. Prior to that, Kaustubh led Seagate's product management teams in the Systems Division, including product lines in storage systems, storage-aaS offerings, and high-performance computing. Earlier in his career, KD worked for McKinsey & Company, Intel, Schlumberger and Motorola. He holds 5 patents where he is listed as the lead inventor, holds an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, a master’s degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, and a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. Based in the Bay Area, KD is an advocate for women in technology and a champion for diversity and inclusion.


September 24, 2021


Cisco Cloud Insider Webinar: The State of Automation for Hybrid Clouds

Join Cisco's next Insider Series for Cloud webinar on Sept. 28 at 10 am Pacific, where an all-star panel of IT, data center, and cloud automation experts from Hashicorp, Puppet, and Red Hat (Ansible) will discuss ideal strategies for hybrid cloud automation.

September 2, 2021


Magnetic Cloud 2021: How Cisco Partners with the Cloud Startup Ecosystem

Join us on September 15th for Cisco Investments’ Magnetic Cloud, a virtual summit for hybrid cloud startup founders and investors. Learn how Cisco’s own internal innovation combines with the best that the cloud startup ecosystem has to offer in cloud-native capabilities, automation and data management.

June 2, 2021


Unbox the Full Potential of Your Hybrid Cloud

Imagine one hybrid cloud platform that provides the automation, observability and cloud-native capabilities necessary to keep business, technology and teams connected while delivering the best digital experiences now and in the future. That’s what being “cloud smart” is about. 

March 24, 2021


Cisco and HashiCorp Join Forces to Deliver Infrastructure as Code Automation Across Hybrid Cloud

Learn how Cisco and HashiCorp are bringing the benefits of infrastructure as code automation to hybrid cloud environments thus bridging the gap between DevOps and ITOps teams

October 28, 2020


ITOps Reimagined through Intersight, the World’s Simplest Hybrid Cloud Operations Platform

Cisco is unveiling an ambitious new vision of Cisco Intersight, which has already distinguished itself as the industry-leading infrastructure lifecycle automation platform with thousands of customers, a set of ecosystem SaaS capabilities and public cloud integrations.

June 17, 2020


Meeting Customers in the Moment with Cisco Cloud and Compute

At Cisco, we are committed to helping you reimagine your architecture through products like HyperFlex for elasticity and Intersight for full stack visibility across infrastructure, apps and business outcomes.

March 18, 2020


Cisco Data Center is making it Easier to Ramp Up and Support your New Remote Workers

To support your rapid increase of remote workers, Cisco Computing is prioritizing the shipment of new VDI Bundles and free access to Cisco Intersight to help enable your employees to stay connected, no matter where they are.

December 17, 2019


Cisco HyperFlex is CRN’s 2019 Product of the Year for Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Cisco HyperFlex was named the Overall Winner in the Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) category of the recently published CRN “Products of the Year for 2019”.

June 18, 2019


Cisco and IBM Cloud Announce Hybrid Cloud Partnership

Announcing an expansion of the Cisco and IBM Cloud partnership to deliver a common, secure developer experience across all cloud environments, simplifying the development and management of modern applications.