Kishen Mangat

Leads the Policy Management Product Line

Service Provider Mobility Business

Kishen currently leads the policy management product line within Cisco’s service provide mobility business.

In 2003, he co-founded BroadHop, next-generation real time network service management software infrastructure vendor. He was instrumental in developing the Company’s product and go-to-market strategy leveraging the global Cisco sales and delivery channel. He led the Company’s international expansion and channel development while bringing the platform to more than 70 telecom operators in over 30 countries. This strategy and business growth culminated in an acquisition by Cisco in 2013.

From 2001-2003, Kishen served as President and Managing Director of Application Media, a professional services practice engaged in creating mobile and broadband application solutions with an impressive Fortune 500 customer roster including Disney, Starwood Hotels, Sprint, Cisco Systems and Microsoft.

In 1998, Kishen co-founded STS HotelNet, the first vertically oriented online media platform in more than 150,000 hotel rooms, which was acquired in 2001 by CAIS Internet, a KKR Company. Prior to this he pioneered a global ISP channel at, WebMessenger, a global Internet telephony platform.

A distinguished alumnus of Colorado College, Kishen graduated with honors in 1996 with a bachelor’s degree in American Political Economy. He is active in the Colorado non-profit community and is an accomplished mountaineer having completed numerous challenging ascents in Alaska, Africa, Yosemite and throughout the American mountain west.


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Seems like we see news about 5G rollouts every week, with networks being “lit up” left and right. But on August 4, there was a really big announcement from T-Mobile about their launch of the world’s first nationwide standalone (SA) 5G network. So, why all the hype with this one? Simple. T-Mobile’s 5G SA is pure 5G throughout the network, providing the high bandwidth, blazing speeds, and low latency that IS the transformational promise of 5G. And the numbers speak for themselves.

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Service Providers have a huge role to play in the connected future. How can they monetize their investment in building a network that allows their customers to experience all that 5G has to offer?

Cisco and T-Mobile – Reaching New 5G Milestones Together

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T-Mobile recently announced several milestone achievements in advancing its new 5G core network – and Cisco played a key role in helping them reach those milestones. Our partnership has yielded several 5G Standalone (SA) world-firsts which will ensure that T-Mobile customers have the very best connected experiences possible.

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5G: Accelerating the Investment Cycle

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The 5G revolution is set to unlock countless opportunities – but investing in enhanced solutions for the future can create financial obstacles. Find out how Cisco Capital is here to help.

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Putting the Enterprise in the 5G Driver’s Seat

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The enterprise offers boundless opportunities as we move into and through the 5G era. 90% of Service Provider CXOs said the most important new revenue streams in 5G are going to come from enterprise.

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Mobile World Congress Americas is right around the corner and 5G solutions for addressing exponential mobile traffic growth will be at the forefront.  The new venue this year is Los Angeles, CA.