Cisco Investments

We are an active investor with more than 40 investment professionals with deep market and technology expertise located in major geographies, including US, Canada, China, India, Israel, and Europe. Investments are a key part of our innovation strategy and they can vary in size and stage. Our purpose is to find the best teams to build the next generation of companies with disruptive technology and business models. Over the last 20 years, Cisco Investments has invested in hundreds of companies across different segments. We currently have an active portfolio of $2B with over 80 direct investments around the world, and we also hold Limited Partner positions in over 35 funds globally.

TypeInvestor
Parent CompanyCisco
HQSan Jose, US
Websiteciscoinvestments.com
Cisco Investments is headquartered in San Jose, US

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Key People/Management at Cisco Investments

Hilton Romanski

Hilton Romanski

Chief Strategy Officer and SVP
Rob Salvagno

Rob Salvagno

Vp
Janey Hoe

Janey Hoe

Vp
Derek Idemoto

Derek Idemoto

Vp
Matt Carbonara

Matt Carbonara

Director
Phil Kirk

Phil Kirk

Director
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Cisco Investments Office Locations

Cisco Investments has an office in San Jose
San Jose, US (HQ)
Cisco Building D, 170 W Tasman Dr
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Cisco Investments News and Updates

We are looking to invest in Indian startups addressing global markets, says Pankaj Mitra, Head, Cisco Investments

In a conversation with YourStory, Pankaj Mitra, Director & India Head for Cisco’s Business Development, talks about Cisco’s plan for the Indian market, and why they are bullish about the B2B and enterprise ecosystem in India.

Cisco Investments Online and Social Media Presence

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Cisco Investments Blogs

Luma Health: Don’t just say ‘aaah.’ Say ‘awesome.’

According to Adnan Iqbal, CEO and co-founder of Luma Health, “Needing healthcare is hard, but actually getting to healthcare should be easy.” Find out how this mobile-first patient communication startup is remedying that – creating a “medical break-through” of red tape, waiting times and costs. Th…

Silicon: Why We Doubled Down When Other Investors Looked Elsewhere

Kay Min, leader of Cisco’s silicon domain for Cisco Investments, breaks down why Cisco kept a strategic focus on this area and how that decision led to some big insights and investments, including OmniTier, a Bay-Area startup focused on memory-centric, high-performance computing. The post Silicon: …

After the Investment: An Interview With Gong CEO and Co-Founder Amit Bendov

Amit Bendov is the CEO and founder of Gong.io. He brings more than 20 years of leadership experience in hyper-growth enterprise software startups. Before co-founding and leading the team at Gong.io, Amit was CEO of SiSense, and also held the role of CMO for Panaya. Interviewed by Daniel Karp: Daniel…

Security Never Goes Out of Style

  Cybersecurity is a top of mind issue these days, but few people know as much about where the future is headed as Prasad Parthasarathi, leader of Cisco’s security domain portfolio. Hear which critical security topics and strategies are on his mind, including why self-attack is the best defense, wh…

Improving student success in higher ed

A conversation with Ari Winkleman | Involvio Founder and CEO College is a market ripe for innovation. Involvio, a Cisco Investments portfolio company, is at the head of an EdTech class of innovators revolutionizing how colleges think about the student experience and what it means to operate a “data…

Rookout: A Game-Changer for Productivity

It’s a jungle out there, especially if you’re trying to retrieve data through multiple servers and several levels of software. Rookout gives you the ability to circumnavigate both. Daniel Karp, who leads Cisco Investments and M&A for Israel and Latin America, sat down to talk with Or Weis, Rooko…
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Cisco Investments Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who are Cisco Investments key executives?

    Cisco Investments's key executives are Hilton Romanski, Rob Salvagno and Janey Hoe.

  • Where is Cisco Investments headquarters?

    Cisco Investments headquarters is located at Cisco Building D, 170 W Tasman Dr, San Jose.

  • Where are Cisco Investments offices?

    Cisco Investments has an office in San Jose.

  • How many offices does Cisco Investments have?

    Cisco Investments has 1 office.