Senior Vice President, Marketing
Soni Jiandani is currently the Senior Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for Insieme Networks, Inc. Insieme Networks is building next generation data centre solutions and is a majority-owned subsidiary of Cisco. Prior to Insieme, Soni was the Senior Vice President for the Server Access Virtualisation Technology Group at Cisco. In this capacity, she was responsible for the development and implementation of the Cisco-wide strategy for data centre access and virtualisation solutions including Unified Computing System and Unified Fabric (Nexus portfolio).
Soni was previously co-founder and Senior Vice President of Marketing and Partnerships for Nuova Systems. She was responsible for the development and implementation of marketing, technology partnerships and sales strategy programs for this data centre transformation focused start-up.
While at Cisco, she has played key roles in creating and executing strategic initiatives and driving product marketing development in the LAN switching arena. She was Vice President and General Manager of Cisco's LAN and SAN switching business unit within the Data Centre, Switching and Wireless Technology Group. In this capacity, she was responsible for the industry leading Catalyst modular switches and a comprehensive portfolio of intelligent MDS SAN switches.
Soni also served as Vice President of Marketing for the Cisco Internet Systems Business Unit and Vice President, Marketing for the Workgroup Business Unit.Her contributions enabled Cisco to secure its leadership position in Ethernet LAN switching.
Prior to her tenure at Cisco, she was a marketing executive at UB Networks where she was responsible for Virtual LANs and LAN switching market development. She also took on a sales role as Regional Manager, developing markets for the company in India. Prior to UB Networks, she drove numerous market development programs at Novell.
Soni holds a B.S. degree in Computer Science from London University in England.