Biren Gandhi is an executive leader focused on identifying key technology trends and accelerating their adoption through acquisitions, development or partnering. He has built a successful track record of bringing innovation to life through strategic collaborations with startups, venture capital firms, universities and partner ecosystems. Recently, Biren spearheaded strategy & incubation for some highly disruptive technologies at Cisco. Few of them included the Internet of Things (IoT), Fog Computing, Drones/UAVs, Blockchain, Deep Learning, Robotics and Artificial Intelligence.