Product Manager, Office of SP CTO, Cisco
Omar currently leads a team of evangelists and product managers focused on Cisco’s web and cloud customers. Having worked at Cisco since 1999, Omar has focused on helping the company successfully enter new markets and is currently focused on the software and hardware technologies that underpin web-scale infrastructure. A geek at heart, Omar has been involved with IT since VAXes roamed the earth. Omar has been involved in every aspect of IT from cabling to coding to systems and networking, which has left him the perspective that data centers should really be viewed as their own class of quirky complex life forms.