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Tejas R Vashi

Senior Director, Product Strategy & Marketing

Learning@Cisco, Cisco Services

Tejas Vashi is an advocate for learning and its critical impact on business transformation. In his role as senior director of product strategy and marketing at Learning@Cisco, he is responsible for defining the education strategy, driving business innovation and establishing strategic industry partnerships.

A technology industry and Cisco veteran, he has seen firsthand the effect that technology can have in driving business growth and is considered a thought leader in learning as it applies to business transformation. He believes education is essential to activate new technologies, and has devoted his career to redefining talent enablement for today’s digitized world.

Prior to joining Cisco, Tejas gained broad experience in industry. He worked in design, testing, and quality engineering capacities, directed manufacturing projects and led product marketing efforts. Throughout his career, he’s demonstrated an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for leading business growth and inspiring innovation. In his time at Cabletron Systems, a networking provider, he demonstrated this spirit by expanding the company’s footprint into Asia-Pacific. At Cisco, he helped integrate optical technologies into high-speed data networks to create a new line of business for the company.

Tejas holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Drexel University and a Master of Business Administration from Temple University, in Philadelphia, PA.

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March 23, 2016

NETWORKING

Why Now is the Right Time for CCNP Wireless Certification

With global mobile data traffic experiencing an almost 4,000-fold growth in the past 10 years, the demand for wireless network engineers is at an all-time high and rising. Job opportunities are growing – particularly for senior level wireless engineers – and so are salaries. According to the 2016 Salary Guide released recently by Robert Half […]

March 16, 2016

MANUFACTURING

Digitization@Work: The Manufacturing Plant

Digitization is rapidly transforming the manufacturing industry. Manufacturers are now tracking supplies and resources, viewing work flow status, measuring production yield, and predicting downtime through extensive data collection and analytics in real time. Companies that digitize their operation will leave behind those relying on legacy systems. In fact, nearly 4 of the top 10 incumbents […]

November 19, 2015

EDUCATION

Creating a New Skills Framework for the Digital Economy

In today’s hyper-connected economy, every company is a digital business. Technology professionals play an integral role in driving business outcomes, and that requires a new skills framework. There are new demands for IT expertise in a changing technology environment. For the individual, rapid change is driving the need for continuous skills refresh. For the enterprise, […]

November 13, 2015

EDUCATION

The Importance of Security Skills in Today’s Workplace

Information technology and its use have transformed every aspect of society. In today’s digital economy, every company requires effective security to protect their information. Security breaches mean lost intellectual property, compromised customer information, and reduced customer confidence. These are critical considerations as organizations become more agile and try to grow their business models to leverage […]

September 15, 2015

EDUCATION

Refreshed Wireless and Design Certifications Offer Up-to-date Skills for IT Professionals

As the technology landscape continues its rapid transformation, those who work in the industry are faced with the constant challenge of keeping their skills up-to-date. To address the needs of professionals looking to build, assess and continually reinforce wireless technology or network design expertise throughout the spectrum of their career, we are announcing updates to […]

New Certifications Help Connect the Unconnected

The Internet of Everything (IoE) - bringing together people, process, data, and things to make networked connections more relevant and valuable than ever before - is accelerating the pace...

February 17, 2015

COLLABORATION

Prove Your Collaboration Expertise with Cisco Certifications

The way we work – and where we work – has changed immensely in the past decade alone. That transformation will continue with the ongoing proliferation of communications devices. According to Gartner, an estimated 40% of the workforce will be mobile by 2016. In addition, more organizations have employees in different buildings, cities, states, and […]