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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

March 17, 2015

COLLABORATION

We’re Happy to Oblige

My biggest take-away from today’s set of announcements? Customers just cannot get enough of Cisco video collaboration products. Our new Cisco TelePresence MX800 Dual, for example, was not a planned product. But after experiencing the vast, single 70-inch screen of the original MX800 (now called MX800 Single), customers told us they wanted more of that […]

November 17, 2014

COLLABORATION

The Most Sophisticated Collaboration Experience on the Planet

When we said that we strive to deliver “no-compromise” collaboration experiences, nowhere did we mean it more than with our latest endpoint product. Today culminates 24 months of refreshing our endpoint portfolio as we unveil our flagship triple-screen immersive system, the Cisco TelePresence IX5000 Series. We tweaked all the levers to deliver a visually stunning, technically powerful, […]

November 3, 2014

COLLABORATION

A-E-I-O-U: The Nucleus of Video Collaboration

I’ve been on a journey with my team over the last 18 months to redefine our approach to video collaboration. Vowels form the nucleus of any word, so I call this the A-E-I-O-U approach as it represents the core principles of video collaboration. Every product we introduced this year has these principles as its backbone. […]