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Lance Perry

Vice President
IT Customer Strategy and Success

Lance Perry leads Cisco’s IT Customer Strategy and Success (CS&S) organization in creating

trusted partnerships with Cisco customers worldwide by sharing IT architecture, system, and

application best practices. Under Perry’s direction, IT CS&S collaborates with development groups

inside Cisco in driving innovation and integration of product and systems that enhance customer

success. The organization also includes the IT Acquisitions Integration team, which integrates the IT

of acquired companies into Cisco.

Perry joined Cisco in 1995 and has extensive experience in the global delivery of technology

resources and services while building strong alignment between IT and the business. As a trusted

advisor for infrastructure, executive liaison to multiple business units, and the IT representative on

cross-functional Cisco business councils, Perry shapes IT policy and process and serves as a

member of the IT senior leadership team at Cisco.

Most recently serving as vice president of Infrastructure, a post he held for more than five years,

Perry is credited with increasing employee productivity through the design and deployment of a

multitude of innovative technologies. Previously, he was senior director of IT Enterprise Operations

and Hosting, where he made significant contributions to Cisco’s worldwide enterprise resource

planning (ERP) upgrade, built a worldwide data center infrastructure, and increased IT’s focus on

continuous improvement to drive service levels up year over year.

Prior to his career at Cisco, Perry held senior IT management positions at Apple Computer, Inc.,

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., and Communication Sciences, Inc.

Perry resides in Northern California and is married with three children.

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