Cisco Investments & Corporate Development is the strategy, venture investment and M&A team within Cisco Systems. Its charter is to define corporate strategy 1-3 years out and accelerate company growth through venture investments and acquisitions. We make VC investments, acquire companies, and advise our executives on the most important strategic decisions for growth and innovation.
As one of the most active corporate venture investment and corporate development teams, this group actively manages a venture investment portfolio of over $2B and has led over 175 acquisitions. The small team is a strong mix of technology, strategy, and transactional expertise. This individual will join a team focused on cloud, infrastructure software, and big data. They will work closely with Cisco product teams in the cloud and software business units as well as cross-functional leaders across the company.
The Corporate Development Director is responsible for leading acquisitions and investments for Cisco as well as guiding the strategy underlying these projects. This individual will work closely with Cisco product teams in the cloud and software business units as well as cross-functional leaders across the company.