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Kristine Snow

President

Cisco Capital

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.

You can also follow Kristine on The Cisco Network.

Articles

August 26, 2019

INNOVATION

Flexible Consumption Models for Cisco Customers and Partners

Cisco Capital looks to consistently provide competitive advantages that address customer and partner needs with consumption solutions, specifically usage and subscription payment models. Leveraging these models has created business opportunities...

August 23, 2019

FINANCIAL SERVICES

The Positive Impact of Digitization on the Finance and Leasing Industry

The global asset finance and leasing industry is a sector that now exceeds $1 trillion and has witnessed phenomenal growth over the past four decades.

October 19, 2018

PARTNER

Catalyzing Partner Innovation through Ecosystem Partners and Cisco Capital

Jointly with our ecosystem partners, we unlock success for our customers through a combination of our hardware and software products, flexible financing, and our ecosystem partners’ industry expertise and solutions.

October 16, 2018

PARTNER

Supporting our customers through their technology transitions

Cisco has developed a portfolio of solutions provided by Cisco Refresh and Cisco Capital to address these needs for our customers, without having to consider third-party providers.    

October 15, 2018

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

Keeping IT Simple with Flexible Payment Solutions

When your equipment reaches the end of its life cycle, replace it and upgrade to the latest Meraki technology with Cisco Easy Pay. Make things simple.

August 27, 2018

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Securing Solutions in the Race to Digital Transformation

#CiscoCapital Kristine Snow shares how the freedom of flexibility by our financing solutions can help shape how organizations succeed in digital transformation.

December 18, 2017

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

20 Years and Beyond: A celebration of #Cisco Capital and what’s next for financial innovation

As 2017 comes to a close, we look back at one of the most interesting inflection points in the business landscape. Competition is increasing as growth remains tepid. Geo-political tensions swelled as certainty decreased. In many ways, 2017 was an unprecedented year. It was also an exciting year for Cisco Capital as we celebrated our […]

August 2, 2017

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Cisco Capital – The Fast Track to Innovation

Cisco Capital has created several tools to help companies adapt to digital transformation, and to innovate at speeds that have yet to be realized.

Cisco Capital – Celebrating 20 years of Financial Innovation

Twenty years ago, Cisco Capital began with a simple purpose: to enable companies of all sizes to transform and develop through the acquisition of Cisco technology.