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Peter Granger

IoT/Industry Analyst Relations Manager

Peter Granger is IoT/Industry Analyst Relations Manager in Cisco, responsible for relationships with key analyst companies (451 Research, Analysys Mason, Forrester, Gartner, IDC, MachNation, Ovum, etc), representing Cisco Business Units (BUs), Marketing, and Cisco Corporate focusing on the Internet of Things (IoT) and Industries. Peter was previously Senior Industry Partner Marketing Manager in the Cisco Global Private Sector Industries group, the managing editor of the Cisco Energy Industry Blog, and a founding creator of all the Cisco industry blogs. He has returned to Cisco on contract from Netchannels, after successfully transitioning to a career as an independent consultant. He is also editor of the independent blog: IoTpeek.

As a Senior Manager for Cisco before leaving to pursue his consultancy, Peter was responsible for recognizing Industry decision makers business and operational imperatives and developing solutions that enable companies and organizations to solve critical business issues.

In the past, Peter has developed several solutions in the areas of Supply Chain, Operational Excellence, Research and Development and Sales and Customer Operations, using a combination of both Cisco and third party technology, combined with process change and IoT know-how.

He now focuses on all IoT industry sectors, with an emphasis on Industrial, Transportation and Energy.

Peter has been at Cisco for more than ten years with experience in the Cisco Channels organization in the UK, Cisco Strategic Alliances in the US, and presently Cisco Industry Marketing at Cisco Corporate. He has previously held management positions at Sun Microsystems, now part of Oracle, and IBM.

Peter holds an Honors Degree in Science from the University of Durham in the UK, and a post-graduate Diploma in Business Finance from the ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), a UK Finance MBA.

He is married with two children and lives in the Sacrament/Bay Area, California.

Articles

July 28, 2016

MANUFACTURING

Closing the Manufacturing Skills Gap at Cisco Live

By pursuing eLearning opportunities, employers and their employees can help bridge the manufacturing skills gap one training course at a time.

Huge Demand for Cisco Selfie-Sticks at Esri User Conference!

A really fun day was held by all at the Ersi International User Conference in San Diego. Over one hundred and fifty delegates lined up to use a Cisco selfie-stick to take a ‘selfie’ against a Cisco San Diego photo back drop. Then they had to Tweet it to their followers with the hashtag ‘#NeverBetter’. […]

June 29, 2016

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Get in the Industrial Zone at Cisco Live

At Cisco Live, Industrial IP Advantage will be showing its new eLearning courses focused on designing IoT-enabled industrial network architectures and hosting a social media contest. Stop by the booth!

Kuwait Oil Company Gets More Secure

To protect themselves from attacks, Kuwait Oil Company turned to Cisco to help manage who accesses their network, where they access it, and on what devices with centralized policy management.

How to Start Your Digital Journey in the Oil and Gas Industry

The oil and gas industry has an enormous challenge of handling the huge deluge of data. We found that the number one driver for digital investment is linking to data analytics for faster, better decision-making.

OSIsoft User Conference Visitors Love Analytics at the Edge

This year Cisco sponsored the OSIsoft User Conference in San Francisco. Customers across the manufacturing, energy, and utility industries came to learn about our new fog computing capabilities that let analytics run at the edge of the network. The biggest challenge these customers have is that much of the data in their sensors, engines, machines, […]

Librestream and GBM Improve Safety with Rapid Response in the Field

Here’s a great story of how one of our oil and gas customers is making use of a sophisticated video collaboration solution in the field to accelerate response to issues and make significant improvements in safety and overall communication, especially in hazardous areas.