SRUTHI KANNAN
Head, Cisco LaunchPad

Sruthi heads Cisco LaunchPad where she works with deep tech startups for co-creating end-to-end digital solutions focused on technology areas like IOT, Collaboration, Security, Network and Infra, Analytics, etc. Through LaunchPad, she drives meaningful outcomes for start-ups in their scale-up journey by providing access to a wide gamut of resources including Joint Go-To-Market, Tech Integrations, Business Mentorship, Grants and Investor Connects. Over the last 4 years, she has worked closely with over 100 CXOs of deep tech start-ups as well as mentors across various organizations. Prior to Cisco LaunchPad, she spearheaded Customer Success for Telecom Providers deploying mobility solutions around the world.

EDUCATION: Field Of StudyInnovation and Entrepreneurial Leadership, Stanford University.

AWARDS: Strategic Management of Innovation, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.