Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Martin Lund Becoming a member of Cisco’s Govt Management Staff

Martin Lund Becoming a member of Cisco’s Govt Management Staff


As we speak, I’m excited to share an replace about Cisco’s Govt Management Staff (ELT).

Eyal Dagan
Cisco EVP, Strategic Initiatives

Eyal Dagan, who has led our Widespread {Hardware} Group since 2020, is taking up an essential new position at Cisco. As our new Govt Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, Eyal will work with me and the ELT on crucial initiatives that require deep technical experience to make sure our innovation and management within the know-how trade stays robust.

Transitioning to a brand new position is one thing Eyal and I’ve been discussing for a while, and an essential issue was discovering the correct individual to steer our Widespread {Hardware} Group, the extremely progressive crew that delivers the silicon, {hardware} methods, and optics for Cisco’s switching, routing, optical, cable entry, and IoT portfolios in addition to parts and white containers on to prospects.

With that in thoughts, I’m very happy to announce that Martin Lund, an trade veteran with a long time of expertise driving innovation and enterprise development within the networking and semiconductor industries, is becoming a member of Cisco as our new Govt Vice President, Widespread {Hardware} Group. Martin will be part of our ELT and report back to me, efficient right this moment.

 

A Longstanding Partnership for Success

Eyal and Martin have a friendship and partnership going again 20 years. In 2009, because the SVP and GM of Broadcom’s Community Switching enterprise, Martin helped purchase Dune Networks, an organization co-founded by Eyal. With this longstanding relationship and their mixed experience, I’m extremely enthusiastic about what we will obtain for Cisco’s future.

Martin Lund
Cisco EVP, Widespread {Hardware} Group

Previous to becoming a member of Cisco, Martin was Company Vice President of Microsoft’s Azure for Operators, the place he was answerable for delivering Azure-based options for private and non-private 5G, packet core, voice, and AI operations. Earlier than being acquired by Microsoft, Martin was Chief Govt Officer of Metaswitch Networks, a cloud native communications software program firm. Along with his 12 years at Broadcom, the place he was instrumental in constructing the Community Switching model and rising the enterprise to greater than $1 billion, Martin has additionally held management positions at firms corresponding to Cadence Design Methods and Intel.

Martin’s expertise defining technique, main world groups, and driving development mixed along with his intensive background in networking and AI make him the correct chief to drive this crucial a part of our enterprise ahead.

 

Accelerating Innovation and Driving Progress

Whereas we’re simply beginning to see the various methods AI will form our world, one factor is obvious – the community is crucial, and Cisco builds networks higher than anybody. With Splunk now formally on board, Cisco is uniquely positioned to energy and defend the AI revolution. A crucial a part of that is our capacity to ship world-class infrastructure and options that may deal with huge quantities of information – now required and foundational for AI.

I’m assured that with the robust basis we now have, we are going to speed up the good work the groups are doing and establish new alternatives to ship differentiated know-how and options that may gasoline the way forward for AI. With Eyal and Martin in these new roles, I do know we are going to proceed to construct on our momentum and ship unmatched innovation for our prospects.

 

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