Shyam Maniyar

Vice President, Engineering

Enterprise Switching

Shyam Maniyar serves as Vice President, Engineering in Enterprise Networking Group. He is responsible for building the complete set of Campus Switching Portfolio and solutions for enterprise networking. The portfolio spans enterprise switching products of Catalyst9000 family (Catalyst 9200, 9300, 9400, 9500 and 9600) as well as Cisco’s Catalyst2K, Catalyst3K, Catalyst4K and Catalyst6K. Catalyst9000 is Cisco’s fastest ramping product and has been deployed by thousands of customers to build their next generation campus networks. He also leads Software Defined Access (SDA) solution as part of Cisco DNAC solutions. The SDA fabric architecture and solution has been are deployed worldwide across wide spectrum of customers. Shyam is Cisco veteran and had led teams responsible for building and delivering Cisco’s flagship products in Service Provider Group. He was responsible for building revolutionary, industry-leading telecom products like IOS-XR Operating System, Cisco CRS-1 and ASR9000 that were also maximized for profitable growth. Before joining Cisco, he held leadership roles at Wipro Infotech Inc Shyam is a dynamic leader, building strong, diverse, and motivated teams that continually excel through a relentless focus on execution. He holds more than 12 U.S. patents and is focused on innovation and inspiring his team to build awesome products and solutions. Shyam holds a bachelor’s degree in telecommunications from the College of Engineering, Pune, India and a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India. Shyam also holds master’s in business (MBA) from Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley, USA.


October 18, 2021


The Cisco Catalyst 9000 Software Quality Mindset

3 min read

Software quality is one reason behind the success of the Cisco Catalyst 9000 switching family. Cisco developers have a quality mindset culture that spans from product architecture to customer experience.

July 27, 2021


Delivering a Consistent and Secure Workspace Experience Spanning Multiple Sites with Cisco SD-Access

4 min read

Cisco SD-Access Multisite provides seamless and scalable interconnectivity across multiple fabric sites as well as connectivity to data centers, clouds, and the Internet.