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Shilpa Kolhatkar

Senior Business Development Manager
IoT Systems Group

Shilpa is responsible for driving the growth of Cisco’s IoT products across major verticals such as Manufacturing, Energy, Transportation and Public Sector. She has a unique profile that spans product and solution development, business operations and business development.

She is a technologist at heart, and as a working-mother, passionate about building and using technology to achieve work-life integration. In her previous role, Shilpa was Manager of the Collaboration Alpha and Field Trials team. Subsequently, Business Development Manager responsible for developing several programs to accelerate Collaboration adoption.

She believes diversity is key for innovation, and has led several programs within and outside Cisco to support this cause.

Shilpa earned a B.S in Computer Science, and an M.B.A. from SJSU. She loves to teach, and in her spare time is a yoga instructor, enjoys music and hiking.

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