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Amit Phadnis

Amit Malik

Director and Head, Services - Sales,
Cisco India and SAARC

Amit Malik leads the Services Business for Cisco in India and SAARC. In this capacity, Amit will be responsible for the sales of Cisco Services to the enterprise, public sector & commercial segment across the region. While leading the Services business, Amit will play a crucial role helping our sales force in the theatre move from selling products to selling solutions, architectures and outcomes.

Amit has over 24 years of experience in diverse areas like Electrical, Industrial Automation, Transportation, Telecommunication and IT. He has held various leadership positions in his tenure of 11 years with Cisco.

Amit was earlier responsible for leading Cisco’s SMB (Small and Medium Business) business across India and SAARC. In this role, Amit successfully set in place the team and processes for addressing the SMB segment which has been one of the fastest growing segments. He successfully drove the mandate to increase the adoption of advanced technologies like Unified Communications, Security and Wireless in this segment. He has also been responsible for setting up operations for Cisco in countries like Bangladesh and driving exemplary growth.

Amit has been acknowledged in India and South Asia for efforts in driving the growth of information & communication technology, leading to business transformation. He has been a leading speaker in multiple forums on Inclusive Growth and Internet of Things. He is also the Co Chair for Manufacturing committee of CII in Eastern Region.

Amit is passionate about leveraging technology for driving inclusive growth and has been closely associated with countries in the SAARC region for developing a roadmap to achieve the same.

Prior to joining Cisco, Amit spent almost 13 years with Siemens in India and Germany. He is an Electronics and Communication Engineer from MIT Manipal, India.

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