25 years experience leading high-performing global product development teams, specializing in network security and security management.
Experience in embedded software and hardware product development includes 12 years of development leadership at Cisco for products in the web services, Internet telephony, network and content security markets.
Has led in-house and outsourced teams in India for more than 10 years; created groups and grew teams from 5 to over 50 employees; helped structure products and projects to get maximum benefit of U.S./India development work while minimizing the need for daily calls/meetings for coordination.
Championed secure development practices at Cisco, focusing teams on processes to help improve the security of products from the initial design through implementation and bug-fix stages.
Has spent virtually entire career working in multi-site development projects and has led multi-site development projects between the U.S., Europe and India