Unlocking Unprecedented Value

As a Cisco Investments leader, Phil’s eyes are always on the future. And what a future it is. In this interview, Phil breaks down the investment areas and startups he’s most excited about – from AI-Ops with Moogsoft, to customer-centric platforms with Kustomer, to machine learning with DataRobot – and how these powerful technologies are unlocking unprecedented value in the enterprise.

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Cyberstarts: A Cyber VC Powered by Cybersecurity Founders


Investment in Israeli cybersecurity startups is booming. According to reports cited in Forbes, in 2018, Israeli startups received almost 20% of global VC investments in cybersecurity. Last year,...

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Reimagining DNS: A Conversation with NS1’s CEO, Kris Beevers


Kris Beevers is a recognized authority on DNS and global application delivery, and often speaks and writes about building and deploying high performance, at scale, globally distributed internet...

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Investing in Asia Pacific: The Hotbeds and Startups Cisco’s Watching


Asia Pacific is home to some of the most vibrant startup ecosystems in the world – from Tokyo to Sydney to Bangalore. Rajiv Menon, Cisco’s Head of Investment and M&A practice for...

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Cisco & Tel Aviv: Investing in One of the World’s Hottest Startup Ecosystems


I love Tel Aviv for many reasons. The amazing people. The food. The nightlife. There is a lot to love. But what’s most exciting about Tel Aviv? The startup market. Here, the entrepreneurial...

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Luma Health: Don’t just say ‘aaah.’ Say ‘awesome.’


According to Adnan Iqbal, CEO and co-founder of Luma Health, “Needing healthcare is hard, but actually getting to healthcare should be easy.” Find out how this mobile-first patient...

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People@Cisco: Rob Salvagno


Rob Salvagno, Head of Cisco Investments, thrives when he can ride the next wave of innovation.

Cisco Innovators: Janey Hoe


Janey Hoe, Vice President of Cisco Investments, thrives on connections. Whether it's connecting companies with Cisco Investments or making connections for more diversity in tech, Janey is seen as a leader. Focus Magazine recently sat down with Janey to find out how she got her career started and what continues to drive her.

Cisco Investments GCVI Summit Interview


Watch Rob Salvagno’s interview at the 2018 GCVI Summit, discussing Cisco’s approach to global CVC and M&A.