Rajesh Vargheese

Cisco Healthcare Solutions

Rajesh Vargheese is the CTO for Cisco Healthcare solutions at Cisco. He provides leadership in driving innovation, research, technology and solution strategy and guides solution architectures, design, development, and GTM enablement of healthcare solutions.

Rajesh has 17 years of experience in thought leadership, industry knowledge, horizontal and vertical architectures, product and solution development, system integration, marketing and messaging and customer interactions. His functional expertise domains includes Core infrastructure, Collaboration, Video, Cloud, Real time distributed systems, big data analytics, clinical IT systems and Security.

Bringing together his expertise in horizontal and vertical architectures and platform along with Industry trends and understanding of Customer needs, he drives the Strategic Planning and Solution roadmap for solutions to address new market opportunities for Cisco and has led the successful launch of multiple Cisco solutions for various market segments including Collaboration, Telehealth, Patient Engagement and Care coordination, ACO, PCMH and healthcare cloud exchanges.

He also leads the efforts in Identifying and incubated strategic technology partnerships with technology/GTM partners and enable combined solutions to address industry trends and new market segments.

As the subject matter expert, he collaboratively engages with cross functional teams including Clinical, Regulatory, Engineering, Business, Strategy, Marketing and Account teams to enable Healthcare solutions. Partnering with the GTM teams, he enables presales engagements for key strategic customers by leading value proposition and business impact conversions with Line of business leads, C-levels, IT leadership teams of customers and provides innovative solutions.

Rajesh holds a Master’s degree in Telecommunications from Southern Methodist University and a bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering from Cochin University of Science and Technology. He also holds numerous certifications in Software, Security and Healthcare domains.

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