Panish PK

Partner Business Group
Cisco India & SAARC

Panish heads the Partner Business Group for India and SAARC. He is responsible for managing all channel relationships and the Routes to Market. Prior to his role he was leading the Small Business customer vertical for Cisco India.

Over the last 20+ years Panish has worked with Bosch, Dell, Asian Paints and HSBC in the areas of Sales, Operations and Strategy. In his last assignment at Bosch, he was the Regional Business Director in the Consumer Goods vertical (Power Tools) for India and SAARC overseeing the entire business operations across multiple GTM routes (Channel, Direct and E-Com) and Customer verticals (Retail & Key Accounts).

At Dell, Panish held roles in Operations & Strategy, and Sales. He was the Sales Director in the Mid-Market, Small Business and Consumer verticals with regional and national responsibilities across India.

Panish has an Engineering Degree from Bangalore University and a Management Diploma from IIM Calcutta. He is a music lover, an avid reader, and plays cricket and chess in his spare time.