Vishakha Radia leads the Cisco Consulting Services (CCS) Collaboration, Video, and Mobility Practice with a focus on helping customers capture the value of the Internet of Everything (IoE). Vishakha and her global team have worked with thousands of business and information technology (IT) executives across multiple industries, delivering more than $1 billion in value. Most recently, she led the Customer Business Transformation team. Before that, she was a consultant with the Cisco Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG), where she advised senior executives of multiple automotive OEMs on how to adopt innovative business and technology solutions to transform customer experiences. She also holds a patent pending for an IP-connected-vehicle integrated interface and is a passionate speaker at leading unified communications and collaboration conferences. Prior to her 12 years at Cisco, Vishakha has more than 13 years of IT and business leadership experience in Fortune 10 manufacturing companies. Her experience ranges from leading large-scale IT strategy, portfolio management, IT applications development, architecture definition and delivery to merging global organizations and inspiring change through visionary innovation and compelling communications. She has also held staff and line positions in manufacturing and plant-floor supply chain, as well as executive roles in corporate strategy and planning. Radia has been featured in Computerworld magazine, among others, and has facilitated multiple CIO sessions with Gartner, Inc. She is the vice president of Partnership for the Michigan Council Women in Technology managing board. Radia lives in Michigan and is married with two adult children.
Managing Director, Collaboration, Video, and Mobility, Cisco Consulting Services