Executive Biography

Aruna Ravichandran

SVP & Chief Marketing Officer, Webex by Cisco

Aruna Ravichandran is the Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Office for Webex by Cisco. Incorporating her background in computer engineering and marketing, Aruna offers a unique perspective on brand and expertise in data storytelling through a human-centered lens. In addition, she is a noted change agent and recognized authority on Hybrid Work, with a track record of guiding customers, partners, and global teams through workforce and technology transformations. 

With over two decades of experience, Aruna believes in the power of marketing to be a revenue creator, a brand value accelerator, and an enabler of human connections. She has authored two pioneering books on DevOps, is a contributor for Forbes.com, and is a multi-award honoree, including Top 100 Most Influential Women in Silicon Valley 2016 and the National Diversity Council’s 2016 Most Powerful and Influential Woman. Aruna holds an MBA and an MS in Computer Engineering from Santa Clara University and a BS in Computer Science from Bangalore Institute of Technology (BIT). She also graduated from the esteemed CMO Leadership program at Kellogg Business School in 2019.

In addition to being an expert storyteller in the tech industry, Aruna passionately advocates for empowering women as a public speaker and thought leader; she is a champion for diversity, equity, and inclusivity, and you might catch her on TikTok dancing with her daughters, both avid social media content creators, and influencers.