Padmasree Warrior, India-born has stepped down from her post of Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at global IT giant Cisco.
She had resigned after a significant restructuring of top management of Cisco under incoming CEO Chuck Robbins. Now she will have advisory post in Cisco till September 2015.
She had joined Cisco in 2008 and had served as CTO and senior vice-president of engineering during her seven years at the company.
About Padmasree Warrior
- Warrior is an alumnus of the IIT-Delhi and Cornell University.
- She is one of Silicon Valley’s high-profile female executives and has been homered with numerous leadership awards.
- In recently released Forbes Magazine’s 12th annual list of World’s 100 most powerful women she was placed at 84th position.
- She is a member of the Board of Trustees for Cornell University and serves on the Board of Directors of Gap Inc. She also is on the Board of Directors for Thorn, formerly known as DNA Foundation.