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Jonathan Davidson

Jonathan Davidson

Position

SVP & GM, Service Provider Business

Company

Cisco

Description

Jonathan was named Senior Vice President and General Manager of Cisco’s Service Provider Business in August 2018, He leads a team that is driving disruption in the industry with technology innovations in routing, 5G, subscriber experience (mobile, cable, fixed), automation, and optical. Jonathan re-joined Cisco in March 2017 as Sr. Vice President and General Manager of Service Provider Networking. In that role, he drove Cisco’s leadership position in SP routing, networking and automation software solutions ushering in the next-generation of networking and network automation innovation.

Prior to rejoining Cisco, Jonathan served as Executive Vice President and General Manager at Juniper Networks leading its Engineering and Product Management. In that role, he was responsible for driving strategy, development and business growth for the company’s entire portfolio including routing, switching and security, as well as leading the ongoing evolution of silicon technology and the Junos operation system.

Before Juniper, Jonathan held a variety of leadership positions at Cisco over the course of 15 years. During that time, he developed service provider solutions and led the enterprise routing product management team and service provider Layer 4 through Layer 7 services team.

Jonathan is co-author of the best-selling book, “Voice-over IP Fundamentals,” and is a frequent speaker at high-profile industry events. Active on social media, he frequently shares his observations and insights about the industry through Twitter and blogs.

Sessions

5G: Power, Planet, Profit

Conference Sessions Tuesday, Oct 22 15:45 - 17:00 Track 3 (Concourse 152) 5G
Jonathan was named Senior Vice President and General Manager of Cisco\'s Service Provider Business in August 2018, He leads a team that is driving disruption in the industry with technology innovations in routing, 5G, subscriber experience (mobile, cable, fixed), automation, and optical. Jonathan re-joined Cisco in March 2017 as Sr. Vice President and General Manager of Service Provider Networking. In that role, he drove Cisco\'s leadership position in SP routing, networking and automation software solutions ushering in the next-generation of networking and network automation innovation. Prior to rejoining Cisco, Jonathan served as Executive Vice President and General Manager at Juniper Networks leading its Engineering and Product Management. In that role, he was responsible for driving strategy, development and business growth for the company\'s entire portfolio including routing, switching and security, as well as leading the ongoing evolution of silicon technology and the Junos operation system. Before Juniper, Jonathan held a variety of leadership positions at Cisco over the course of 15 years. During that time, he developed service provider solutions and led the enterprise routing product management team and service provider Layer 4 through Layer 7 services team. Jonathan is co-author of the best-selling book, \"Voice-over IP Fundamentals,\" and is a frequent speaker at high-profile industry events. Active on social media, he frequently shares his observations and insights about the industry through Twitter and blogs.