President - Engineering and India Site Leader for Cisco
Amit Phadnis is the President – Engineering and India Site Leader for Cisco. Amit heads Cisco’s Core Software Group (CSG) India, a team responsible for $ 11 Bn business portfolio for Cisco. As a CSG head, Amit leads a team of 2500+ engineers to drive innovations and product developments, architectural alignment and integration with GTM (go-to-market) strategies in the routing, switching and wireless area. Amit has over 20 US PTO patents in his name.
Before joining Cisco, Amit was the Country Manager/CEO and Vice President of Engineering at Symbol-Motorola. In his role with Symbol, Amit was involved in building a strong product organization as a country manager. He contributed to technologies related to handheld computing, wireless and RFID. Amit has a Masters Degree in Electronics and Communication from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore.