Susie Wee

Senior Vice President and General Manager

Cisco DevNet & CX Ecosystem Success

Susie is the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Cisco DevNet & CX Ecosystem Success, focused on accelerating the advancement of Cisco customers, partners, IT professionals and software developers as they innovate with Cisco platforms. She founded DevNet, Cisco's developer program which catalyzes innovations created by a broad developer ecosystem. Under Susie’s leadership, the DevNet community has grown to over 500,000 developers in less than four years. In addition to the DevNet community, this new organization brings together Cisco’s professional training and certification program and critical employee communities that transform business and drive profitable growth.

Prior to her current role, Susie was the Vice President and Chief Technology and Experience Officer of Cisco’s Collaboration Technology Group. She was responsible for driving innovation and experience design in Cisco's collaboration products and software services, including unified communications, telepresence, web and video conferencing, and cloud collaboration. Before joining Cisco, Susie was Vice President of Experience Software Business and CTO at Hewlett Packard.

Susie served as the co-editor of the JPSEC standard for the security of JPEG-2000 images and as an associate editor for the IEEE Transactions on Circuits, Systems and Video Technology and IEEE Transactions on Image Processing. While serving as Lab Director at HP Labs, Susie was also a consulting assistant professor at Stanford University where she co-taught a graduate-level course on digital video processing.

Susie received Technology Review’s Top 100 Young Innovators award, ComputerWorld's Top 40 Innovators under 40 award, the Red Dot Design Concept award for augmented collaboration, the INCITs Technical Excellence award, the Women in Technology International Hall of Fame award, and was on the Forbes Most Powerful Women list. She is an IEEE Fellow for her contributions in multimedia technology and has authored over 50 international publications and 57 granted patents.

She currently serves on the board of directors for Analog Devices, a leading global high-performance analog technology company dedicated to solving the toughest engineering challenges. She is also an active mentor and member of the International Women’s Forum (IWF) Leadership Foundation, which supports the women leaders of today and tomorrow.

Susie received her B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering and computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Find additional details about Susie on the Cisco Newsroom.


July 21, 2014


Cisco Invests in Developers

One of the marvelous things about community and teamwork is that it allows us to engage with people in a way we couldn’t as individuals. When we pool our strength and work together, we can create something in which the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. This is the philosophy of our […]

June 2, 2014


How can DevNet Help You?

Have you visited the DevNet portal website yet? DevNet is our new developer program, and the DevNet portal helps software developers build applications based on Cisco products- these apps can help you enhance and manage Cisco networks or create entirely new solutions for your customers.

May 19, 2014


What you’ll find in the #DevNet Zone at Cisco Live (#CLUS)

Today the DevNet Developer Conference kicked off in Moscone West.  DevNet is a mini-conference you can attend within the larger Cisco Live that gives hands-on experience with the many APIs Cisco is developing. The DevNet Zone includes the following activities: Theater Sessions: API technical sessions, executive spotlights, and thought leadership sessions Hands-on learnings labs that let […]

May 16, 2014


Top 5 Reasons Hackers, Developers and Designers Should Attend DevNet Zone

Hi all, The DevNet Developer Conference at Cisco Live starts this week! Here are the Top 5 Reasons Hackers, Developers and Designers Should Attend DevNet Zone at Cisco Live: Hands-on learning labs for APIs you’ve probably never tried Networking – meet people in real life 24 Hour Hackathon where you can show your coding chops Get […]

May 16, 2014


Augmented Collaboration: A Cisco Tech Fund Innovation

Hi all, The DevNet team is busy gearing up for DevNet at Cisco Live in San Francisco on May 18-22. It’s just 2 days away… Yikes! I just got off a call with the DevNet team and you can imagine the excitement and nervousness in the air as we’re in the final days of preparation. […]