Sameer Garde

President, Cisco India, SAARC

Sameer Garde is President of Cisco’s India and SAARC theatre.

As President, Sameer is responsible for sales, operations, growth initiatives and investments in strategic alliances in the theatre.

Over a career spanning 30 years, Sameer has led several top-performing organizations with an enduring track record across multiple roles and regions. His keen understanding of technology and market opportunities enables him to drive transformation and capture critical market transitions. A proven leader, Sameer has built and managed global and regional businesses in India, Europe, USA and Asia.

Sameer is a highly respected leader who maintains a commitment to professional development, and inclusion and diversity in the workplace.

He holds an engineering degree from IIT Delhi and an MBA from IIM Kolkata.

Sameer is a long-distance runner, amateur photographer, and driving-holiday enthusiast.