Jesper Andersen Senior Vice President and General Manager, Service Provider Video Technology Group
Jesper Andersen is Senior Vice President and General Manager of Cisco's Service Provider Video Technology Group. In this role, he directs the strategy and development of Cisco's video solutions portfolio, which includes Videoscape Unity, an end-to-end, open and modular architecture. He manages a global team of engineers, architects, product line managers, technical marketing engineers, and business development managers.
Andersen brings more than 20 years of software development and technical experience to Cisco. Previously at Cisco, he led the Network Management Technology Group, where he was responsible for a portfolio of network management products across the enterprise and service provider market segments.
Before Cisco, Andersen was Senior Vice President of Application Development at Oracle, where he was responsible for the company's overall application strategy, as well as cross company product integration activities. Earlier in his career, Andersen was General Manager and Group Vice President at PeopleSoft, responsible for product strategy, development, software quality and customer support activities related to PeopleSoft's core technology platforms. He has also served as Executive Vice President of products for Pivotal Corporation where he oversaw product definition, development, marketing, quality assurance and technology vision.
Andersen is an active Cisco spokesperson at various media and investor/ analyst events around the globe. He holds a master's degree in computer science from Aalborg University in Denmark.