Cisco Appoints Padmasree Warrior As CTO

Warrior will play a key leadership role in the development and communication of Cisco's technology strategy and vision.

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Cisco Appoints Padmasree Warrior As CTO

Cisco has announced the appointment of Padmasree Warrior as chief technology officer (CTO). As CTO, Warrior will play a key leadership role in the development and communication of Cisco's technology strategy and vision and will report to Cisco's chairman and CEO John Chambers.

Warrior comes to Cisco from Motorola where she was executive vice president and chief technology officer.

"We are headed into a new era that we define as the second phase of the Internet, driven by collaboration and Web 2.0 technologies where the network becomes the platform for communications and IT. It is an exciting time with new frontiers and opportunities for innovation. Padmasree's new role as CTO will help to develop and promote Cisco's future technology leadership," said John Chambers, chairman and CEO, Cisco.

"I am excited at the opportunity to join a world class company poised to lead the next era of Internet evolution. I look forward to enabling future growth together with Cisco's top talent worldwide. Cisco's customer centric culture and purposeful commitment to innovation are integral parts of my leadership portfolio," stated Padmasree Warrior.

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