RJ Mahadev

Head, Cisco Retail IoT Solutions

IoT Business Unit

RJ Mahadev leads Cisco’s Retail IoT Solutions business with responsibilities that include defining Cisco’s Retail IoT strategy, developing required partnerships & incubating new software-centric solutions in collaboration with leading customers and vendors. Much of RJ’s focus is on aligning retail use cases with IoT solutions and developing leading practices for architecting, designing & integrating these platforms.

RJ has spent much of his professional life starting up new business in entrepreneurial & intrepreneurial settings. Roles prior to Cisco include stints as Co-Founder and Managing Director of EuroBroadband where he led the development and operations of a WiMax-based business in Greece and Vice President for Global Product Management at Level 3 Networks where he was responsible for deploying and managing the world’s largest SoftSwitch platform.

RJ holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration in Marketing & Finance from the University of Denver and is a recognized speaker who has presented at numerous industry and strategy conferences.


August 4, 2020


The three Ss of remote and mobile assets

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See how simple, secure and scalable infrastructure helps with successfully implementing remote and mobile assets.

January 31, 2019


Introducing the Cisco Validated Design for Remote and Mobile Assets

2 min read

Cisco is fueling the next-gen remote and mobile assets (RAMA) solutions by extending IoT networking, bringing connectivity to geographically dispersed assets.

The Future of Retail IoT and Automation

2 min read

New IoT technologies are helping shift the retail industry toward stronger fundamentals. See us at Cisco Live where we will be demonstrating a reimagined Smart Cooler and a Toy Box, all on the same IoT platform.

September 14, 2015


Using the Internet of Things (IoT) to Digitize Your Factory

3 min read

We’ve been hearing a lot about the Internet of Things or IoT. How it’s going to accelerate efficiencies. Grow profits. Disrupt industries. So it’s time to consider if IoT is real & if you should do something about it right now. As is often the case, revisiting history can help us better understand what the […]