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Anita Visalli is a Regional Manager of Cloud & Platforms for Cisco Systems, Inc. In her current role, she is responsible for business development and new franchise/service creation for Comcast with the Cisco portfolio of products and services. Anita manages a team that aligns Cisco Business Units, Corporate Development and Finance with Comcast plans and associated ecosystem partners to drive new industry solutions like IOT, Security, next gen Data Center, IP Video, and cloud services.
Beginning her career at Nortel in finance for the Federal Systems Division, Anita migrated into marketing and then sales/and business development roles at Nortel, Octel, Lucent, Nextel, and then in 2006, she joined Cisco. Always focused on business plans and new technology to help her customers be more competitive and efficient, she has helped drive strategic business solutions into the Cable MSO’s, AT&T, Verizon, Tier 2 Service Providers, the Federal Government and Fortune 100 Businesses.
Outside of her day to day responsibilities at Cisco, Anita is a member of WICT Philadelphia, a Graduate of the Betsy Magness Leadership Institute, and has served on the Cisco Diversity & Inclusion team. She is also active in supporting American soldiers, and veterans as a Board member of the Jeptha Abbott Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the General Anthony Wayne Children of the American Revolution, and the Union League of Philadelphia.
Anita has a B.A. in Economics from the University of Michigan and M.B.A. from the George Washington University. She is originally from Michigan, moved to Washington, DC and has lived in suburban Philadelphia for 20 years with her husband, Mark, and children Mark and Corey, all who enjoy boating and water sports along with their Golden Retriever.