Maciej Kranz

About Maciej Kranz

Maciej Kranz brings 30 years of networking industry experience to his position as Vice President, Corporate Strategic Innovation Group at Cisco. He leads this group to incubate new businesses, accelerate internal innovation, and drive co-innovation with customers and startups through a global network of Cisco Innovation Centers. Prior to this role, Kranz was General Manager of the Connected Industries Group at Cisco, a business unit focused the Internet of Things. He built a $250M business from the ground up in 18 months, making IoT one of Cisco’s major priorities. Previously, Kranz led efforts across Cisco around Borderless Network Architecture, wireless, mobility, and the stackable Ethernet switching business through its expansion from $400M to $6B in revenues. Prior to Cisco, Kranz held management positions at 3Com and IBM. In his New York Times Best Selling book, Building the Internet of Things, Kranz offers the first practical guide on why and how business decision makers can implement IoT. His thought-leadership forum can be accessed here.