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Inder Sidhu

Sr. VP, Strategy & Planning for Worldwide Operations, Cisco Systems; Best-Selling Author
FEE RANGE: $35,000–$50,000 [FEE NOTE]
TRAVELS FROM: California
When companies face key strategic decisions, they often take one path and abandon the other. A respected business leader with an astounding track record of success, Inder Sidhu shows that organizations need not limit themselves to one choice when charting their strategic course. Inder Sidhu is Senior Vice President of Strategy and Planning for Worldwide Operations at Cisco. At Cisco, Sidhu has served on the company’s Operating Committee, and co-led Cisco’s Emerging Countries Council, which drives business success in fast-growing geographies like China, India, Russia, Brazil, Mexico and the Middle East. From 2006-2009, he co-led the Enterprise Business Council, which is responsible for Cisco’s corporate business, representing about half of the company’s total revenue. Sidhu is the author of Doing Both: Capturing Today’s Profit and Driving Tomorrow’s Growth, a New York Times best seller that identifies common business dichotomies and shows how successful companies avoid difficult tradeoffs and instead achieve bigger outcomes by “doing both.” He shows how this approach can be applied to achieve breakthrough results in innovation, operations, customer interaction, partnerships, talent, strategy, execution, etc.