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CTO juggles enterprise, commercial, small biz hats

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Cisco’s CTO Padmasree Warrior had her brief widened yesterday at the IT network firm, after she took on the job left vacant by Skype’s shiny new CEO, Tony Bates.

Warrior, who joined Cisco in 2007, is now also responsible for the company’s enterprise, commercial and small biz unit.

“This is the heart of Cisco’s business and we are fortunate to have the talent of an (ahem) warrior take over this industry leading team of over 10,000 world-class engineering talent,” said the firm’s John Earnhardt in a blog post.

She previously worked at Motorola where she was responsible for $4.1bn research and development investments and about 26,000 engineers.

Warrior, who reports directly to Cisco boss John Chambers, was described by Earnhardt as a “technology visionary in areas such as cloud computing, mobility, the future of internet technology and more.”

So, if the hat fits… ®

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