Hit Parade: 15 Notable Cisco Executive Departures

Jonathan Kaplan

The first big shoe to drop at Cisco this year was the reorganization of its Consumer Business Unit, including the announcement in April that Cisco would discontinue the Flip video camera. Jonathan Kaplan, who was CEO of Flip maker Pure Digital before Cisco bought his company in March 2009, may have telegraphed that move with his exit from Cisco in February. Kaplan, who had been senior vice president and general manager of consumer products, has since moved on to, well, high-end deli sandwiches, and the consumer unit at Cisco now rolls up to Marthin De Beer, senior vice president, Emerging Business Group.

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