Sameer Padhye, Founder and CEO of FixStream Networks Inc., founded Fixstream Networks Inc. in May 2013. FixStream Networks Inc. is an Operational Analytics and Visualization platform company that focuses on visualizing an end-to-end datacenter/Cloud environment thru “Single Pane of Glass” and real-time assurance capabilities.
In his previous role, Mr. Padhye, served as Sr. Vice President, Worldwide Service Provider Line of Business, was responsible for driving services and support business and strategy across worldwide Service Provider market for Cisco Systems Inc. He was also Lead council member of Service Provider Business council and Chairman of Service Provider Services Board within Cisco. In this capacity, he was responsible for over $ 5B in revenue and profitability for Cisco’s Services Provider business.
Prior to that he worked as Vice President of Service Provider Marketing, and was responsible for marketing Cisco Systems® products, services, and solutions to a worldwide base of service provider customers. In addition, he was the company’s primary spokesperson for the service provider market when addressing Cisco’s customers, members of the press, industry analysts, and investors.
Mr. Padhye joined Cisco in 1993 and has developed a broad base of cross-functional, cross-geography experience during his tenure.
He has held many key positions as Customer Engineer, Critical Account Manager, Business Development Manager for Japan, Director of Field Operations and Solutions Engineering for APAC region while he was based in Singapore, Vice President of Service Provider Line of Business and Sales in the Cisco Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region while he was based in London.
Currently he is based in Cupertino, California, where he is responsible for FixStream Inc.
As a recipient of the expert-level Cisco CCIE® certification, he brings in-depth knowledge of networking technology to his role and he also holds various patents in the network technology domain.
He is fluent in Marathi, Hindi, English, and Japanese, and holds a Commercial pilot’s license with certification to fly commercial High-Performance Jet and Turbine engine aircraft.