Hits Keep Coming: 10 More Notable Cisco Executive Departures

Rick McConnell was an eight-year veteran of Cisco, having jointed Cisco during the 2003 acquisition of Latitude Communications, where he had been CEO. But McConnell moved on mid-October, named executive vice president of products and development at Akamai, and responsible for all of Akamai's product divisions. McConnell's most recent role at Cisco had him managing about 600 employees focused on engineering and product management for the unified communications business in Cisco's Voice Technology Group. He had previously led strategy and operations for Cisco's Communciations and Collaboration businesses, and also ran Cisco's WebEx sales.

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