SVP & Chief Marketing Officer
Webex by Cisco
Aruna Ravichandran is SVP and CMO for Webex by Cisco. She brings unique parallel expertise in technology and marketing, blending her computer engineering background with a deep customer focus and a business philosophy that delivers results.
She is a change agent and recognized authority on Hybrid Work, with a track record of guiding customers, partners, and global teams through workforce and technology transformations.
Aruna’s experience spans more than two decades – building SaaS and digital routes-to-market and expanding addressable markets – for companies including HP, Juniper, CA Technologies, and Cisco. Aruna has authored two pioneering books on DevOps, is a contributor for Forbes.com, and is a multi-award honoree, including Top 100 Most Influential Women in Silicon Valley 2016, and the National Diversity Council’s 2016 Most Powerful and Influential Woman.
Aruna holds an MBA and an MS in Computer Engineering from Santa Clara University and a BS in Computer Science from Bangalore Institute of Technology (BIT). She was also a graduate of the esteemed CMO Leadership program at Kellogg Business School in 2019