Executive Vice President, Operations, Processes, and Systems,
Thursday, October 28, 2010
Techmart, Santa Clara, Calif.
Cisco Systems, Inc. is a multinational corporation that designs and sells consumer electronics, networking and communications technology and services. Headquartered in California, Cisco has more than 70,000 employees and annual revenue of $40 billion in 2010.
Pond oversees the functions of corporate affairs, customer value chain management, customer operations, human resources, information technology, and legal services. He also co-chairs the Connected Business Operations Council and the Quality Experience Board. To help fuel growth, promote innovation, and increase Cisco's productivity, Pond is currently leading a comprehensive business transformation across Cisco by re-engineering business processes, re-architecting IT systems, and redefining the role of Cisco leadership. Pond holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and economics from Ball State University, is an advisor for the Miller College of Business Board of Advisors, and a Trustee of the Ball State University Foundation.