Ajay Khanna joined Cisco Corporate Development in 2008 and is currently focused on finding investment and acquisition opportunities in the Service Provider and related Services sectors, both in Silicon Valley and worldwide. Prior to this, he spent six years in Bangalore where he was responsible for Cisco’s initiatives in services and solutions. Most recently, Ajay drove Cisco’s efforts for global venture thematic investments across Connected Mobility, Internet of Things, Storage, and Analytics themes with a focus on Indian product ecosystem. Before coming to Cisco, Ajay led the Technical Services Business unit at Aricent (formerly Hughes Software systems). He was also part of the founding team of three product entrepreneurial start-ups in India.
Ajay earned a Bachelors of Engineering (Electronics and Communications) from Delhi Institute of Technology, Delhi University.