Systems Engineering Manager, Cisco Systems, Emerging Africa
Pierre Diouf is the Manager of Systems Engineering for Cisco Emerging Africa (42 countries from Subsaharan Africa). In this role, he is responsible for the technical operations of the region and manage the team in charge of planning, designing and optimizing the technologies and solutions for Cisco partners and customers in Service Provider, Public Sector and Enterprise markets. He has a 13 years extensive experience in the Telecoms, Networking and IT industry in the Europe, USA, and Africa.
Prior to joining Cisco three years ago, Mr Diouf held various senior technical and management positions at CoSine Communications in Europe and in the US, Lucent Technologies Europe/US and Cegetel in France. His area of expertise includes next generation networks of Service Providers/Governments/Enterprises, broadband architectures, unified communications.
Mr Diouf holds an M.S. in Aeronautics and Computer Science from ENAC (Toulouse-France) and a M.S. in Telecoms and Networking from INT Telecom Graduate School of Engineering (Evry-France).