Inder Sidhu is a Silicon Valley senior executive with a career spanning three decades in the technology industry. He has spent twenty years helping build Cisco from a company with $1 billion in revenue to $50 billion, most recently as Senior Vice President of Strategy & Planning for Worldwide Operations.
He has co-led Cisco’s highly profitable $16 billion Enterprise business, its rapidly growing $7 billion Emerging Countries business, and its digitally driven Worldwide Professional Services business.
Inder is also a New York Times best-selling author of The Digital Revolution: How Connected Digital Innovations are Transforming Your Industry, Company, and Career (Pearson, 2016), and of Doing Both: Capturing Today’s Profit and Driving Tomorrow’s Growth (FT Press, 2010).
Inder channels his passion for education by teaching at Harvard University, Stanford University, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and the University of California, Berkeley.
Inder serves on the Graduate Executive Board of the Wharton School, and as the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Goodwill of Silicon Valley. He is an accomplished keynote speaker, and was the Commencement Speaker at the Wharton School in 2013.
In his journey, Inder has been a consultant with McKinsey & Company, an engineer with Intel, and an entrepreneur with a successful Silicon Valley start-up.