Liad Ofek

Director of Product Management

Enterprise Networking Group

Liad Ofek holds the product management and technical marketing responsibilities in the Enterprise Networking Segment for the Enterprise Network Functions Virtualization (ENFV) Solution. Mr. Ofek leads a team of product marketing experts and responsible for system level solution definition and outbound product marketing efforts.

Liad has previously led product management teams for application experience services such as - Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS) product line, Application Visibility and Control (AVC) , IWAN application on the APIC-EM & Unified Communication (UC).

Prior to joining Cisco, Mr. Ofek held a variety roles in technical services & Support in various small and medium companies worldwide. Liad was personally involved with the creation and evolution of the WAN Optimization market. Mr. Ofek has over 20 years of experience with customers’ networks and has real-world understanding of WAN optimization, Application Performance and has deep networking knowledge (CCIE).

Liad earned a B.Sc. in Communications Engineering from Holon Institute of Technology, Israel.


March 30, 2017


Extend Virtualization Beyond The Branch

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A year ago, I introduced our Enterprise NFV solution. This year at CiscoLive Berlin (#CLEUR), we announced solutions that extend virtualization beyond the branch, across the entire enterprise network...

March 7, 2016


What Is Cisco Enterprise NFV? (Enterprise #NFV)

3 min read

A simple and easy way to design, provision and manage the services you trust on any platform Recall a situation where you were stuck in a traffic jam. While waiting, you see on your GPS another road paralleled to your existing one, empty with no cars at all. Didn’t you wish you could cross over […]