Loading…
avatar for Vijoy Pandey

Vijoy Pandey

Cisco
Vice President, Engineering for Emerging Technologies and Incubation
Vijoy Pandey is Vice President, Emerging Technologies and Incubation (ET&I) at Cisco. ET&I is chartered to create and drive the next Bold Bets for Cisco in an agile, ambitious, and entrepreneurial manner. Vijoy runs both engineering and a global framework of customer-focused co-innovation labs for these ventures. He is also the CTO for Cloud at Cisco.

Vijoy has held various strategy and engineering leadership roles and has over 20 years of expertise in planet-scale distributed systems, cloud, operational excellence, and application-first software infrastructures which serve to complement his role as a technical visionary for a software-focused digital future.

Before joining Cisco, he served as Head of Engineering at Google for the company’s global cloud networks, where he was responsible for developing software systems for intent-driven automation, ML/AI-based data analytics, and application-level awareness. Vijoy has held the CTO role at various companies including IBM Cloud, IBM Systems and Software Group, and Blade Network Technologies. He has also led large geo-diverse, agile engineering teams at Blade Network Technologies, Nortel, Alteon, and Google.

Vijoy has a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of California, Davis. He currently holds over 80 patents in cloud, networking, and distributed systems.