Connie Tang

Connie is Senior Director of Product Management with the Team Collaboration Group at Cisco, driving the overall product direction of the WebEx Meetings business. For the last couple of years, Connie has transformed the business with agile monthly feature deliveries, a complete modernization of Meeting experiences across the Web, desktop and mobile, and extended the reach of Webex Meetings through integrations with strategic partners such as Microsoft and Google, delivering Webex Meetings’ double-digit growth. Previously, Connie was responsible for the product direction of Cisco Jabber, the Unified Communications soft client product portfolio across desktop (including virtual desktop infrastructure), mobile and developer SDK support. She successfully drove overall Jabber deployment to over 36M active users, which became a key driver for the Unified Communications business.Connie also worked in a business development role with leading Chinese internet company, Tencent, to expand Cisco’s collaboration go to market strategy in China, as well as integrating and expanding the Enterprise conferencing portfolio after joining Cisco in 2004. She grew revenue four fold, transitioned the product to a next generation platform and managed strategic vendor relationships to increase product reach.Prior to joining Cisco, Connie worked at Trimble Navigation in various Product Management roles, ranging from creating next generation Global Positioning Systems chip design partnerships with a Japanese manufacturer, to managing OEM relationships with major automotive manufacturers in Germany, Italy and U.S. in the development of in-vehicle navigation systems. She also spent a number of years building an in house Printed Circuit Board design and manufacturing facility for fast prototyping which was eventually sold to Solectron.Connie holds a number of patents in video and conferencing technologies, and has received Cisco awards for Excellence in Collaboration with sales teams and across business units.Connie holds a Master of Science degree in Management Science and Engineering; a Bachelor of Arts and Science degree in Economics and Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University.