An Entrepreneur, Product Manager, and Design Thinker, Vikram has been driving positive change in society since his teenage years. Starting his first educational organization at the age of 15, Vikram later designed innovative products for global brands such as BMW, Ford, and Toyota, and led cross-functional teams across 4 continents.
Currently, Vikram is a Product Manager at Cisco Systems and holds Design Thinking responsibility for Enterprise Networking. Previously, he held P&L responsibility of Fog, Analytics, and Networking compute business in Enterprise Routing, and helped create Cisco DNA Analytics ML product. Before joining Cisco, he has delivered great results at Motorola (Freescale Semiconductors), Siemens, and Indian Army Electronics Unit. For delivering deep business and technical impact, Vikram became one of the youngest ever to receive Top-50 Innovator award by CEO of Freescale (17,000 employees).
Vikram holds an MBA from Duke University and an Electrical Engineering from Delhi University. An avid Robotics fan, he won 4 national robotics competitions and is proud of creating hardware and software of Micro-mouse in Assembly Language. In his free time, Vikram can be found playing Poker, Backpacking or Reading books.