I’m pleased to introduce Jason Pates to the Cisco Manufacturing Blog.

jpatesJason leads the Manufacturing, High Tech and Energy verticals for Cisco’s Customer Business Transformation (CBT) consulting practice which is a part of the Collaboration Technology Group here at Cisco.

The CBT team includes a group of experienced business consultants who work with many of the world’s leading companies on strategies to leverage Unified Communications and collaboration tools to drive business value through cost savings, increased revenue, improved employee productivity and business processes.

As a technical project manager and consultant skilled in analyzing and improving business processes, Jason has many years experience  managing organizational change and optimizing workflow for organizations of all sorts. He is trained in Six Sigma process improvement methodology, e-commerce strategy, and financial analysis.

Previously, Jason was a management consultant with both Booz Allen Hamilton and Accenture.  He provided business process re-engineering expertise to drive business value and optimize change for his clients.

Jason earned undergraduate and graduate degrees from Pepperdine University (Jason was named a Distinguished Alumni in 2011) and holds a green belt in DMAIC/Six Sigma business management methodologies.

Please join me in welcoming Jason!


Peter Granger

Senior Sales Transformation Manager