Omri Guelfand

Vice President, Product Management, NaaS/ SASE

Cisco Meraki

Omri Guelfand is the executive leader for Cisco’s Network as a Service (NaaS) portfolio, including Security Access Service Edge (SASE). In this role, he brings together Cisco's best-in-class networking, observability, and security capabilities and technologies to create unified outcome-focused subscription offers that are easy to consume, simple to use, and deliver an unparalleled experience. He recently led the team to launch Cisco+ Secure Connect Now - a unified SASE solution, powered by the Cisco Security Cloud and the Meraki platform. With a passion to create simple yet powerful solutions that generate sustainable value to partners and customers and partners, Omri has held various roles within Cisco for over 15 years. He led Cisco Meraki’s Service Provider business, driving key product investments in Wireless, Security and SD-WAN and was able to accelerate Meraki’s Service Provider business globally, making it a strategic growth engine. Omri also held roles as a Systems Engineering Director and led sales architecture teams that were focused on strategic technologies and products. In addition, he has served in multiple Product Management and Architecture positions in the networking space, with products ranging from hardware to software and cloud. Raised in Israel, he became a graduate from Scottland’s Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University and currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.


November 2, 2023


Bridging the IT Skills Gap Through SASE: A Path to Radical Simplification and Transformation

3 min read

Over half of organizations struggle to fill key IT roles. SASE helps scale a lean IT model to work smarter, more efficiently, and carve time to focus on new innovations.

July 18, 2023


Converge Networking and Security with the Right SASE

4 min read

Secure access service edge (SASE) is becoming a leading convergence architecture for secure multicloud access. Here’s why networking and security convergence is a winning strategy and how to choose among disaggregated, modular, and unified SASE solutions.

June 13, 2023


Simplifying Experiences with a Platform Approach to SASE

3 min read

Read what we’re doing to further evolve our unified secure access service edge (SASE) platform to help simplify the IT experience and deliver better experiences for end users.

April 4, 2023


Unifying Experiences Starts By Unifying SASE

2 min read

Advancements in technology and endless waves of new innovations have created an unintended problem for most organizations today—overcomplexity. Read this blog to learn how unified SASE can simplify IT.

February 7, 2023


Harmonizing Networking and Security to Make SASE Easy

3 min read

In an era where the experience is everything, transformation can be hard amidst increased operational complexity. Read how the convergence of networking and security can hold the key to unlocking success.

June 6, 2022


Accelerate Your Hybrid Work Initiatives with Cisco+ Secure Connect

1 min read

Securely connecting a hybrid workforce is complex. Regardless where your people work or devices they use, they need secure access to business-critical applications. Cisco+ Secure Connect makes this possible.