Managing Director – Smart Cities and IOT
Munish Khetrapal has 22 years of experience in the ICT industry and has diverse experience in GTM, Consulting and building Solutions for technology, services and software.
He is currently the Managing Director, for Solutions, S+CC working with Cisco Systems based out of San Jose. His responsibility involves building and managing technology based solutions that help to address opportunities in cities, enterprise workspaces and residential homes.
He has led transformational projects, joint ventures, PPP and driven key investments to develop new GTM capabilities for Cisco in industry solutions and cloud based offerings. He has been working with Cisco Systems since 1998 across leadership roles in Enterprise and Service Provider business.
Prior to joining Cisco he has worked in IBM Global Services and Digital Equipment Corporation in Services and Software organizations. Munish Khetrapal holds a MBA at University of Chicago (GSB now Booth School of Business).
23 years of Global ICT industry experience.
General manager with experience in Go To Market, Solutions, Product management & marketing, technology operations and strategic business development.
Industry expert on Internet of Things, secure cloud and fog computing, mobility, social and mega-trends impacting democratization/adoption of emerging and sensor technologies.
Built, grew and managed teams of over 100 people (both functional and direct report) that included members across Americas, Asia Pacific, Japan, Europe and Middle east.
Ability to apply evolving IoT / IoE technologies and built world-class, highly scalable, multi-tier infrastructures with different consumption models and diverse financial structures.
Strong track record in establishing relationships and exceeding “commits” through a multidimensional approach of working with internal cross-functional teams, ecosystem, engineering and operation functions.
Excellent negotiation skills (internal and external).
Strategic thinking with tactical implementation, “can do” attitude and enjoy challenges.
In the Dean’s list for the MBA program in Booth School of Business (University of Chicago).
Managing Director – Global Head of Solutions, Smart Cities, Cisco Systems
The University of Chicago – Booth School of Business
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)
Volunteer Experience & Causes:
Founder Member of Charity Organisation – Education, Basic Civic Support Activities
Founder Member, Contributor and Oversight of Charity Organization.
Honors & Awards
GSB, University of Chicago