Lead Advisor, Cisco
Shehara Viswanathan is a Technology Evangelist and Leader with over 20 years’ experience in Global Cloud, Telecommunications, and Software industries. As a Lead Advisor at Cisco she works with customers to optimize their cloud and digital environments, helping them build technology strategies and program development, process improvements and changes, toolset development, digital services and transformation. She focuses on helping customers solve their business problems in unique and effective ways. Prior to Cisco, Shehara spent nearly a decade working with Telstra where she spearheaded the global cloud strategy and delivered an award-winning, unique offering in Asia’s highly competitive cloud market. Shehara is passionate about the democratization of technology and increasing the diversity of people in STEAM. She is a member of the Leadership Team of Cloud Seeders, a platform by women for women to learn and collaborate on cloud and digital innovation. Shehara also teaches the basics of Cloud and AI at the Singapore Council of Women’s Organisations IT Hub. She is a frequent speaker at Technology and Digital Thought Leadership events, and a member of the Keynote Women Speakers Directory. Shehara eagerly shares her enthusiasm for all aspects of technology.