|Indian Institute of Technology, BS|
|New York Polytechnic, Honorary Doctorate of Engineering|
Padmasree Warrior is Cisco Systems’ Chief Technology Officer. As CTO, she is responsible for helping drive the company’s technological innovations and strategy, and works closely with its senior executive team and board of directors to align these efforts with Cisco’s corporate goals. As an evangelist for what’s possible, she pushes the organization to stretch beyond its current capabilities â€“ not just in technology, but also in its strategic partnerships and new business models.