Deepti Nayak

Deepti leads a team of sales engineers supporting the largest financial services industry customers of Cisco Systems. She started her career as a Unified Communications engineer in India and traveled the globe enabling her customers to use Cisco’s collaboration technologies to transform their businesses. She has held several roles within the services and sales organizations over the last 12 years before starting her leadership journey two months ago.

Deepti is passionate about mentoring students in STEM and enabling more women to have successful careers in technology. She is the New York City chapter lead of Women of Cisco and regularly hosts executive panels and speed mentoring sessions.  She has been a proud volunteer tutoring middle school students at Top Honors for five years. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from PES Institute of Technology, India.

Deepti lives in New York City with her one year old daughter and husband. She is a skilled Bharatnatyam dancer (a classical Indian dance form), and loves to travel, with a penchant for national parks.