Dr. Partho Mishra is Vice President and General Manager, Small Cell Technology Group which is an important part of Cisco’s Mobility Business Group. He is responsible for leading the development of Cisco’s SP Wi-Fi and Small Cell product portfolio targeted to global Mobile Service Providers. Prior to this role, Dr. Mishra was responsible for Cisco’s worldwide Service Provider Access Routing products, including the ASR 901/903, ME 3400/3600/3800 and CPT 50/200/600 product lines.
Before joining Cisco, Dr. Mishra was Vice President and General Manager at Marvell Semiconductors, where his business unit developed Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and WiMax chip-sets for laptops, smart-phones, digital cameras, gaming platforms, and access points. This included pioneering low power and MiFi wireless technologies that were adopted in consumer electronics devices such as the SONY PSP/PS3, Microsoft Xbox, and Apple iPhone.
Dr. Mishra has more than 40 issued US patents and several applications outstanding. He has published more than 30 papers in IEEE/ACM journals and conferences.
He holds a B.Tech (Hons) degree in Computer Science from Indian Institute of Technology - Kharagpur (1988) and MS/PhD degrees in Computer Science from University of Maryland – College Park (1993).