Director, BFSI and Emerging Verticals,
Cisco India & SAARC
Avinash heads the BFSI and Emerging Verticals business for Cisco in India and SAARC. He is responsible for developing the go-to-market strategy and accelerating Cisco's growth in the sector.
Avinash works with organizations in financial services industry, in order to help them increase market share, improve customer service and be secure by using Cisco's wide array of technology offerings.
Avinash has over 20 years of industry experience of which more than 11 years have been with Cisco. He has held many important sales and channel positions, including VP Channels at Cisco.
Prior to his current role, Avinash led Borderless Networks architecture group. He was also responsible for Cisco's Service Provider (Telecom) business for North, East India and Bangladesh for 2.5 years, where he drove business and developed Service Provider market for Cisco.
Prior to Cisco, Avinash has worked with Novell, Microloand and HCL. He is a Computer Science Engineering graduate from REC, Kurukshetra.