Head of Strategy and Business Development, Central and Eastern Europe
“Cities of the Future: How cities compete in global markets” – Morning Plenary, 12th May
Ramón A. Tancinco II is the Head of Strategy and Business Development for Central and Eastern Europe for Cisco Systems, where he focuses on macro-economics, strategy and business development and is a Cisco veteran of 10 years. He was previously in the Cisco Services group where he managed an Information Technology Development team as well as the Optical Networking Group (Cisco’s Cerent acquisition) where he had Engineering Management responsibilities in global business planning, new product introduction and process improvement/implementation where he was personally responsible for the launch of a product which achieved over one billion dollars worth of revenue within the first year of introduction. He has also completed Cisco’s prestigious Global Leadership Program in Athens, Greece.
Ramón has a depth of experience in research and development, strategy formation, business development, program management, operations and his background includes work at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture), an ERP software start-up (purchased by Metamor Technologies), and as a Captain in the United States Army Armor Corps. He has spent many years living and working in Europe, Asia and the United States in varying roles where he acquired a deep understanding of the people, cultures and business practices of these respective areas.
Ramón is currently the Chairman of the High-Tech Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Poland.
Ramón is a dynamic speaker and has conducted presentations in such venues as the Thunderbird School of Business in Glendale, Arizona, the BaaN World User’s Conference for Anderson Consulting in Washington, D.C, the annual IT Giants Conference in Krakow, Poland and Jagiellonian University in Krakow Poland.
Ramón received his Bachelor of Science in Management and Mechanical Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point.