Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, Enterprise Networking Business & Innovation Labs
John Apostolopoulos is CTO/VP of Cisco’s Enterprise Networking Business, which is Cisco’s largest business, where he drives the technology and architecture direction in strategic areas for the business. He also founded Cisco’s Innovation Labs, whose mission is to drive technology innovation aligned with Cisco’s strategic directions.
Previously, John was at HP Labs from 1997 to 2012 where he was a Distinguished Technologist and then Lab Director for the Mobile & Immersive Experience Lab at HP Labs. His personal technical work includes mobile and immersive communication systems, innovative mobile device capabilities & experiences, networked media, multimedia client/cloud computing, robust & secure video communication, and mobile streaming media content delivery networks for all-IP (4G) wireless networks. John also had exciting internships at Jet Propulsion Laboratory on deep-space optical communication and at AT&T Bell Labs on very-low-bit-rate video communication.
John has received a number of honors and awards. He has published over 100 papers and has about 75 granted US patents. John also has strong collaborations with the academic community and was a Consulting Associate Professor of EE at Stanford (2000-09), and frequently lecturers at MIT. He received his BS, MS, and PhD in EECS from MIT.