Cisco India and SAARC
Daisy Chittilapilly is President of Cisco's India and SAARC theatre. As President, Daisy is responsible for strategy and sales, operations, and investments to drive long-term growth in the region.
With over 25 years of experience in the technology industry, including 17 years of leadership experience at Cisco, Daisy has a proven track record of transforming operations and cultures to drive growth at scale.
Daisy most recently held the position of Managing Director for Cisco's Digital Transformation Office, where she worked with customers to capitalize on opportunities emerging in the digital world. In addition, as the leader of Software & Services Sales, she worked with partners to accelerate Cisco's transition towards software and subscription-based offerings. Previously, she held leadership positions within Cisco's Enterprise & Commercial businesses, Strategy & Operations, and Partner Organisation.
Before joining Cisco, Daisy worked with Wipro Limited across multiple sales management roles. She also serves as Co-Chair on the FICCI National Committee for Artificial Intelligence and Digital Transformation and is an advisory board member of the non-profit 'Dragonflies Everywhere'.
Daisy is a BTech (College of Engineering, Trivandrum) and holds a Post Graduate Certificate in General Management (XLRI, Jamshedpur). She is passionate about empowering youth to join the technology space and mentoring start-ups to innovate technology solutions for the most urgent social challenges.