Rana Kazamel Desouky

Director, Product Management, Provider Connectivity Business Unit, Cisco

Rana Kazamel Desouky

Speaker Bio

Rana is the Director of Product Management in Cisco’s Provider Connectivity Group, responsible for the Crosswork Automation portfolio globally. Rana leads the product management team focusing on automating mass-scale IP and Optical networks helping providers to reduce costs, scale services for revenue growth and mitigate risks. The Crosswork portfolio includes IP and Optical software-defined networking (SDN) controllers, service assurance and orchestration solutions, network planning tools and network management systems.

Rana held various cross-functional roles in Cisco across product management, business development, technical sales, and professional services. Prior to Cisco, Rana worked at Orange Telecom and Sony in network planning and R&D positions.

She holds a Master of Science degree in Communications Engineering and Networking from Stuttgart University in Germany. Rana is also a Routing and Switching CCIE.