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Zeeshan Rizvi is the strategic lead within Cisco’s Americas Partner Organization with diverse experience in leading global business and technology transformation engagements in the areas of Software Defined Networking, Cloud Strategy, Operations and Management, Business Architectures and Open Source solutions for Fortune 500 companies. Prior to joining Cisco Partner Organization, he managed & delivered several complex public/private cloud deployments from concept to operational stages for Cisco Services’ customers in US, Asia-Pacific and Latin America.
More recently he has been involved in shaping industry impacting SDN / Network Programmability Certifications for Cisco and leading multiple initiative towards transforming Cisco partner organization and Cisco’s Partner ecosystem in collaboration with Channel Partner’s office of the CTO. He has also served as distinguished keynote speaker at various industry events, most recently at Redhat IT Transformation forum.
Prior to joining Cisco, Zeeshan served in the capacities of CEO, Manager Software and Systems Engineering, Solutions Architect, Principal Software Architect and Systems Engineer in the past 17 years for various public, private enterprises and startups.
Zeeshan holds a Master’s and Bachelor’s of Science in Electrical Engineering. His current certifications include Enterprise Architect (TOGAF) with Open Group, IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) and VMware Certified Professional (VCP).