Active term 11/2021 – 11/2022 – Currently active
Area of Expertise
Leader, Product Management – Enterprise Routing & SD-WAN
Rishi Katdare is a Business Strategy and Product Management leader helping organizations accelerate growth with SaaS transformations. He brings 20 years of expertise in Product and Engineering organizations, spearheading global teams to execute strategic initiatives. Additionally, he has mentored and advised more than 25 startups in the US and India, helping refocus strategies on Product Structure and Monetization.
Currently at Cisco, Rishi heads the global Enterprise Routing & SD-WAN Portfolio Strategy, Product Licensing, Pricing, Telemetry, and Go-to-Market Enablement, serving direct and channel led customers with Cisco’s innovative solutions.
Rishi holds two patents, an Executive MBA in Management of Technology, and Bachelors in Computer Engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. He also earned an Executive education certificate in Product Strategy from Northwestern University and looks forward to igniting passion in students at CSU Chico’s Engineering Leadership Program as its Advisory Council Member.