General Manager, Service Provider Mobility, Cisco Systems
Kishen leads the mobile core and policy businesses in Cisco’s service provider mobility segment. In his previous role as GM for the policy business, he transitioned the business to the Tier 1 segment, resulting in significant business growth and market share gains.
In 2003, he co-founded BroadHop, the technology leader in the SP policy management space. He led the Company’s sales, product management and global expansion to 70 telecom operators in 30 countries, culminating in an acquisition by Cisco Systems in 2013.
From 2001-2003, Kishen was President and Managing Director of Application Media, a mobile application developer with Fortune 500 customers including Disney, Starwood Hotels, Sprint, Cisco Systems and Microsoft.
In 1998, Kishen co-founded HotelNet, the first online media platform for hotels, reaching more than 150,000 hotel rooms. HotelNet was acquired in 2001 by CAIS Internet.
Kishen is a member of the Board of Trustees of his alma mater, Colorado College, from which he received a bachelor’s degree in Economics.