Building and Managing a Distributed Workforce

As we emerge from the pandemic, the organization of work is likely to look quite different in the years ahead. The digital infrastructure and technologies that were good enough before may not be enough to meet the needs of the hybrid workforce moving forward to enable true collaboration and drive productivity and innovation. Join Jeetu Patel, EVP & GM of Security & Collaboration at Cisco and a veteran of the work software industry, and Center Director Vijay Gurbaxani for a discussion about the future of work and workplace technologies.


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Jeetu PatelJeetu Patel
Executive Vice President & General Manager, Security & Collaboration

Jeetu Patel is Cisco’s Executive Vice President and General Manager of Security and Collaboration. He leverages a diverse set of capabilities to lead the strategy and development for these businesses and also owns P&L responsibility for this multibillion-dollar portfolio. Jeetu is helping to redefine Cisco's SaaS business and strategy to further accelerate the company's transformation and growth. His mission is to build world-class, subscription-based products that solve Cisco customers’ biggest problems.

He has more than 20 years of senior leadership experience in enterprise software, building cloud-native applications while developing and delivering against long-term strategies. Before joining Cisco, he served as the Chief Product Officer and Chief Strategy Officer at Box, leading the company’s product strategy and vision for cloud content management in the enterprise. Prior to his time at Box, his roles included general manager and chief executive of the Syncplicity business unit of EMC and president of Doculabs, a research and advisory firm focused on collaboration and content management.

Jeetu holds a B.S. in Information Decision Sciences from the University of Illinois, Chicago.

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Event Details

Date: 07.27.2021
Time: 05:30 p.m. - 06:30 p.m.
Event Type: Public




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