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Kristine Snow

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Kristine (Kris) A. Snow is President of Cisco Systems Capital Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cisco Systems, Inc., where she leads the company’s global captive finance business. Cisco Capital is focused on delivering premier solutions in Technology Financing, Channel Financing, and Cisco Refresh. Managing over $9 Billion in assets with a presence in over 100 countries, Snow balances sales enablement for Cisco with overall lease and loan portfolio risk to drive profitability for Cisco Capital.

Snow joined Cisco from CIT Group, Inc. in 2009. As President of Global Vendor Finance at CIT, she led operations in over 30 countries throughout North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. In this capacity, Snow oversaw office products, technology, and diversified vendor financing with over $15 Billion in managed assets.

Prior to CIT, Snow spent over 17 years at Sun Microsystems, Inc. in roles of increasing responsibilities, most recently as the General Manager and Senior Vice President for Sun’s captive finance business, Sun Microsystems Global Financial Services. In this role, she provided worldwide leadership to its three operating units: Structured Financing, Utility and Variable Computing Infrastructure, and Asset Management/Remarketed Products.

Before her work at Sun Microsystems, Snow held various technical positions with Cray Research Inc., Digital Equipment Corporation, and General Electric’s Calma Division.

Given Snow’s extensive experience in the technology industry and being a female executive, she remains very passionate about the career growth and acceleration of women in technology. Over the past years, she has participated in several women’s networking groups and mentor circles to help make a positive impact. In 2012, Snow was honored and recognized for Exemplifying Excellence as a Female Executive as a recipient of the 2012 YWCA Tribute to Women (TWIN) Award for the Silicon Valley. Kris is currently an Executive Sponsor for the Women’s Finance Network at Cisco Systems, Inc.

Snow is a former Board Director of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) and also a former member of the Board’s Executive Committee. She is a past Chair of the Vendor and Captive Business Council of ELFA. Snow is currently serving on the Board’s Nominating Committee.

Snow holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Gonzaga University and a Master of Business Administration from St. Mary’s College of California. Snow currently co-chairs the executive council for the Gonzaga University School of Engineering and Applied Science and currently serves on the advisory board to the St. Mary’s College School of Economics and Business Administration.

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