Navneet Hrishikesan

Navneet is currently the Legal Director responsible for Cisco’s Global Service Provider segment in the Asia-Pacific & Japan region. In this role, Navneet leads a team responsible for all legal matters relating to Cisco’s telecom customers in the Australia/ New Zealand, Japan, Korea, ASEAN and India/ SAARC theatres. Besides being a director on the board of several subsidiaries, Navneet is also a member of the Asia Pacific & Japan – Service Provider leadership team. Navneet has broad and extensive experience on complex technology related matters and is a frequent speaker at industry events. Prior to Cisco, Navneet was the General Counsel for Wipro’s Americas Geography. Navneet has also spent time in London as an Associate with the law firm, Simmons & Simmons. Navneet was the recipient of Cisco’s Horizon Award in 2012. He also received the Wipro Chairman’s award for “Best Deal Maker of the Year” in 2007 and was one of the nominees for the “Best IT/ Technology Deal of the Year Award” at “The Lawyer Awards” in 2005. Navneet currently lives in Bangalore, India, with his wife (who is also a lawyer) and family.