Todd Nightingale

No longer with Cisco

Todd Nightingale was the Executive Vice President and General Manager of Cisco's Enterprise Networking and Cloud business. He led the business strategy and development efforts for Cisco's multi-billion dollar core portfolio. Nightingale is known for his passionate technology leadership and his vision of powerful, simple solutions for businesses, schools, and governments. He and his team are responsible for helping customers transform their infrastructure and digitize their businesses with best-in-class networking, deep cloud automation, and a seamless, premium user experience across Cisco’s enterprise networking and cloud offerings. Previously, Nightingale was the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Cisco's Meraki business. His focus on delivering a simple, secure, digital workplace led to the expansion and growth of the Meraki portfolio, making it the largest cloud-managed networking platform in the world. Nightingale joined Cisco with the Meraki acquisition in 2012. He also held engineering and senior management positions at AirDefense, where he was responsible for product development and guided the company through a successful acquisition by Motorola. Nightingale holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and computer science and a master's degree in computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Follow Todd Nightingale on The Network, Cisco's Technology News Site.


Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire ThousandEyes, Inc. – Network Intelligence for What’s Next

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Cisco announces intent to acquire ThousandEyes, provider of Internet intelligence. In a time when every meeting is held and document shared through connected applications, the need for ThousandEyes technology has never been so high.

March 16, 2020


Care and Quality When it Matters Most: IT preparedness for COVID-19

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At Cisco, we have asked thousands of our employees around the world to work from home. Most of them came to the office every day. Other companies have also taken this step, and many more will do so soon.

May 8, 2019


APIs and Our Dedication to Simplicity

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New Meraki Developer Hub provides API documentation, code libraries, sandbox environments for experimentation, turnkey solutions, and many other resources for developers.

Better Wireless for Small Businesses

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Meraki has always focused on bringing simplicity, reliability and security to networking. Why?

March 8, 2018


In Search of the Perfect Network Experience

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We’re announcing Meraki’s next step in network intelligence: Meraki Insight. #Cisco

March 7, 2017


Rethinking Mobility Management from the Ground Up

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Years ago, we started developing an internal tool called Client Insight for monitoring and troubleshooting endpoints. Without full client visibility, we couldn’t ensure reliable performance and connectivity. Even though our test beds only had a few dozen devices back then pushing applications, monitoring performance and changing configurations was still too cumbersome for our teams. In […]

May 24, 2016


Expanding Meraki Simplicity into Communications

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Meraki has always focused on simplifying powerful technology so our users can focus on their own mission. Originally, cloud managed wireless allowed users to deploy large, sophisticated wireless networks and reach more people. The results speak for themselves. From our humble beginnings with our first wireless access point back in 2006, our global customer base […]