Carl Wiese is Senior Vice President of the Global Collaboration group at Cisco, where he is responsible for directing Cisco's sales and go-to-market strategy for collaboration. He works in close partnership with engineering to define Cisco's long-term portfolio strategy.
In his previous role as Vice President of U.S./Canada Advanced Technologies, Wiese and his team of 1800 specialists focused on incubating sales and deployment processes for new and emerging technologies, representing Cisco's next billion-dollar-plus markets. During his tenure, he led all new advanced technologies to a leading market share.
Prior to joining Cisco, Wiese held various executive roles at Avaya, Lucent, Apple Computer, and Texas Instruments. With over 25 years of experience in sales, marketing, services, and product management for high-technology companies, he has established himself as an industry expert and an executive thought leader in collaboration technologies, including telepresence, unified communications, conferencing, video, and new consumption models. He is the co-author of The Collaboration Imperative: Executive Strategies for Unlocking Your Organization's True Potential, published in 2011.
Wiese is also the executive sponsor of the Cisco North Texas Team for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Light the Night Walk fundraising campaign.
Wiese holds a bachelor of science degree from Oklahoma State University.
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