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Snorre Kjesbu

Vice President & General Manager

Meeting Room Systems

Snorre Kjesbu is the Vice President and General Manager for the Cisco Collaboration Endpoints Technology Group (CETG). He leads a global organization of more than 500 people responsible for all Cisco Collaboration endpoint products, which range from IP phones to three-screen room-based immersive systems. As the leader of CETG, he provides direction for product management, operations, innovations and development. His global team is primarily located in San Jose, Oslo, and Bangalore.

Before joining Cisco, Kjesbu was Senior Vice President for Tandberg’s Endpoint Product Division where he was responsible for the development and innovation of all Tandberg’s video endpoints. Prior to Tandberg, he was a Technology Program Manager at ABB with responsibility for ABB’s research and development on wireless communications. Kjesbu and his team at ABB were awarded the Wall Street Journal Innovation award for their work on wireless sensors in 2002.

Kjesbu serves on the board of directors of several ITcompanies, and holds more than 20 patents in the area of communications and video conferencing. He is frequently invited to speak at key events and was a guest lecturer at the Stanford Network Research Center in Stanford University.

Articles

November 19, 2018

COLLABORATION

Inspire Your Team to Create in any Space: Introducing the Cisco Webex Board 85

The Webex Board is our fastest growing integrated product line. Introducing the Webex Board 85, with an extra-large canvas for inspired collaboration wherever larger teams want to create together.

September 18, 2018

COLLABORATION

Advanced Video Options for Boundless Possibilities

The new Cisco Webex Room Kit Pro tops Cisco’s broad portfolio of video conferencing devices that combine with Cisco applications like Webex Meetings and Webex Teams, creating a powerful collaboration platform.

April 18, 2018

COLLABORATION

Bring Collaboration to All Huddle Spaces with Cisco Webex Share

Cisco Webex Share, a palm-sized affordable device, instantly turns any HD TV into a wireless presentation screen when used with a Cisco Webex app.

February 6, 2018

COLLABORATION

Cisco and LGE Remove Friction from the Meeting Experience

Cisco and LGE have joined forces to create a seamless integration between the industry-leading Cisco Spark Room Kit Series and LGE Professional UHD Display Series.

December 21, 2017

COLLABORATION

The Votes that Count = Yours

In 2017, our collaboration team focused on the user experience more than ever. More than people interact with our technology, it’s also about the lifetime experience of buying and using our products.

November 2, 2017

COLLABORATION

Better, Bolder, and Built for AI: Introducing Cisco Spark Room 70

Introducing the Cisco Spark Room 70, our flagship video collaboration device. The Room 70 brings together people, content, and artificial intelligence (AI) to help teams be more effective.

October 24, 2017

COLLABORATION

Cisco Engineers Part of Team Receiving an Emmy® Award for Engineering

Cisco worked with peers from other leading technology organizations on HEVC. This breakthrough in ultra-high definition content compression coding is being recognized with a 2017 Engineering Emmy Award.

August 22, 2017

COLLABORATION

Where Video Systems and Self-Driving Cars Converge

The Cisco Spark Room 55 is a high-performance, all-in-one video system, but what does it have in common with self-driving cars? Both innovations rely on extreme camera technology and machine learning.

June 19, 2017

COLLABORATION

Cisco Spark Board & Room Kit Series Win InfoComm Best of Show Awards

The Cisco Spark Board received InfoComm Best of Show 2017 awards from both AV Technology Magazine and Tech & Learning. Meanwhile, the Cisco Spark Kit products were named Best of Show by Sound & Video Contractor Magazine.