Executive Biography

Brian Maddox

SVP, Business Entity Finance

Brian Maddox is Senior Vice President, Business Entity Finance. In this role, he partners with Engineering teams across Cisco’s business units to create sustainable shareholder value and competitive advantage through strategic long-range planning, new business development, forecasting, budgeting, and the analysis and strategy of product pricing.  

Brian joined Cisco in 2014 as Vice President of Corporate Finance, which includes Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis, Mergers and Acquisitions Finance, Portfolio Management and partnering to drive strong financial performance with the company’s Supply Chain, Operations, HR, and IT groups. Brian partnered with the business to ensure investments were aligned with company priorities and maximized long-term shareholder value by ensuring a balanced portfolio of growth initiatives and accelerating operational efficiencies.

Before joining Cisco, Brian was Vice President of Finance at Flextronics International Ltd. since 2006 responsible for strategic financial planning, mergers and acquisitions, global financial and operational reporting and analysis and investor relations. He held several leadership positions in the Americas Operations, Global Credit, and other corporate finance functions. Prior to this, he was Senior Director of IT managing global solutions and establishing a global shared services center in India. Additionally, he was with Arthur Anderson business consulting practice leading projects for several Fortune 500 companies in the areas of financial process re-engineering, IT solutions, and global shared service centers.

Brian holds a Bachelor of Science degree, in Accounting, Financial Management and Financial Controllership from Kansas State University.