Executive Biography

Chris Stori

SVP/General Manager, Networking Experiences

Chris Stori is Senior Vice President and General Manager for Cisco’s Networking Experiences team. In this role, he leads the teams responsible for business strategy and development, product management, and user experience for all of enterprise networking, Meraki, and IoT. This multi-billion-dollar portfolio includes the industry’s broadest range of wireless, switching, and routing solutions.

Since joining Cisco in 2012, Chris has held the roles of Vice President, COO, and General Manager for the Cisco Meraki business. In these roles, he led teams who have driven growth for Meraki from 18,000 to over 600,000 customers. Under his leadership Networking Experiences will drive innovation and better business outcomes for customers through high-value experiences and solutions.

Prior to joining Cisco, Chris worked at McKinsey & Company where he led projects helping U.S. companies enter developing international markets, deploying clean technologies and renewable energy, and focused on climate change. Prior to his tenure with McKinsey, he was a practicing engineer leading the planning, design, and construction of public infrastructure projects.

Chris holds a B.S. in civil engineering and an M.S. in environmental engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.