Usha Andra

Marketing Manager
SP Industry

Usha Andra is a senior analyst on Cisco’s SP thought leadership team that is responsible for developing and maintaining leading global research and market intelligence initiatives. She has been one of the key contributors to Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI) and Cisco Global Cloud Index (GCI)—the company's ongoing thought leadership effort to forecast and analyze the growth and use of the Internet, IP networks and cloud based networks worldwide. While Usha has been involved in all facets of the above projects, her focus has been on identifying and analyzing trends related to broadband network quality by mobile and fixed technologies, Wi-Fi strategies and cloud application readiness.

Usha has been with the company for 10 years. She started her career with Cisco’s Strategic Marketing Organization focusing on the consumer and home networking segment and then joined the Service Provider marketing organization. Usha has had prior experience in Internet advertising and digital marketing, in creating solutions for full service campaign management. She has earned an M.B.A. degree from San Jose State University, California and has a B.E. in Electrical Engineering from Bangalore University, India. Usha has served as an adjunct faculty member at the College of Business at SJSU, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses.

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