Join Webex at Cisco Live 2023

June 4-8 | WoS Cisco Showcase Booth #5334 | Las Vegas, NV

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Learn from innovators who are pushing the boundaries of what's possible.

Cisco Collaboration Speakers
Photo of Cisco's Jeetu Patel, EVP & GM, Security & Collaboration

Jeetu Patel

EVP & GM, Security & Collaboration


Jeetu Patel is Cisco’s Executive Vice President and General Manager of Security and Collaboration. He leverages a diverse set of capabilities to lead strategy and development for these businesses and owns P&L responsibility for this multibillion-dollar portfolio. He is helping to redefine Cisco's SaaS business and strategy to further accelerate the company's transformation and growth.

He has more than 20 years of senior leadership experience in enterprise software, building cloud-native applications while developing and delivering against long-term strategies. Prior to Cisco, he was the Chief Product Officer and Chief Strategy Officer at Box, leading the company’s product strategy and vision for cloud content management in the enterprise.

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Javed Khan

SVP & GM, Collaboration


Javed Khan is SVP and GM of Cisco’s multi-billion-dollar Collaboration business which includes the Webex App, Webex Devices, Webex Calling, and Webex Contact Center. He brings 20+ years of enterprise and consumer product leadership to Cisco.

Previously, Javed led Cisco’s Cloud Calling business and was responsible for the strategy and execution of product management, development, and partner operations. Prior to that, he led the Webex Meetings business unit, driving many transformative initiatives including developing a single meetings platform and modernizing the Webex experience.

Javed came to Cisco from Symantec where he served as the VP of Enterprise and Consumer Security products.

Javed holds an MS in Computer Science and an MBA from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA. When he's not working, he enjoys spending time with his family in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Lorrissa Horton

Lorrissa Horton

SVP/GM and Chief Product Officer, Collaboration


Lorrissa is Senior Vice President and General Manager for Webex Calling and Contact Center. She leads a global team responsible for the future strategy and growth of both product portfolios. With the rise in hybrid work, Lorrissa is laser focused on innovation to deliver next-generation solutions with Webex.

Prior to this role, Lorrissa drove the product evolution of the Webex App. She and her team brought together best-in-class team collaboration with calling, meetings, messaging, and more—transforming the modern work experience with a single app which empowers people to work from anywhere.

Lorrissa brings more than 16 years of experience in product management, leading teams at both Cisco and Microsoft. During her career, she has contributed to productivity software, natural language processing, machine learning with search and NUI experiences, hardware development for sound and video, analytics, and business applications for human capital management. She is extremely passionate about innovation and has a track record of thinking outside the box with the development of 10 patents over her career.

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Anurag Dhingra

CTO & Head of Engineering, Collaboration


Anurag Dhingra is VP and Chief Technology Officer of Cisco Collaboration. In this role, he is responsible for setting technology vision, strategy, and direction for the Webex portfolio including Meetings, Calling, Video Devices, and Team Collaboration. Additionally, he is responsible for Collaboration AI, Developer Platform, and App Integrations for Webex.

Previously, as Vice President and Head of Engineering for Webex Meetings, Anurag was responsible for delivering applications and services to power online meetings for millions of users worldwide.During his 20+ year career in the communications industry, Anurag has held various engineering leadership positions and built market leading VoIP, video, and collaboration products.Passionate about inclusion and diversity, Anurag is Executive Sponsor for Cisco's Responsible AI initiative and serves on Cisco's Human Rights Advisory Council.When he’s not obsessing about building great products, Anurag likes to explore the Bay Area biking and hiking trails with his family.