President, North America
and Global Chief Marketing Officer
Siemens Enterprise Communications
|Wednesday, October 3, 2012, 3:30pm
Chris Hummel joined Siemens Enterprise Communications (SEN) in April 2010
and currently serves as the President of North America and the global Chief
Marketing Officer. He reports directly to Hamid Akhavan, the CEO of SEN.
In his North America role, he is responsible for sales, service and delivery to our
extensive customer base in the North American region. He also leads SEN's global
accounts effort across all regions of the globe and drives the successful
partnerships of our global alliances and global indirect divisions. As CMO, he
oversees all global marketing activities across the company and supports the
development of corporate and go-to-market strategies.
Hummel is a recognized thought leader and has extensive experience in global
enterprise sales and marketing, having lived and worked in a range of countries,
including the US, Germany, Eastern Europe and Asia. Before joining Siemens
Enterprise Communications, he served as Executive Vice President of Global Field
Marketing for SAP AG, where he managed an organization of more than 600
people that annually generated more than 7 billion US-Dollars in qualified
opportunities. Prior to SAP, Hummel spent 13 years at Oracle Corporation in a
number of senior sales, services and marketing roles.
Hummel holds a Bachelor's degree in International Relations from Tufts
University and a Master's degree in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School
of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University in Medford, MA. He also studied at
Durham University (UK) and the London Business School.
Vice President and General Manager
Small Business Business Unit (SBBU)
|Wednesday, October 3, 2012, 4:00pm
As Vice President and General Manager in Cisco's Small Business Business Unit (SBBU), David Tucker is responsible for addressing the "Connect" elements of Cisco's small business strategy, which aims to maximize profitable growth in the small business switching, routing, storage and WLAN markets. Tucker's organization is responsible for delivering a global product portfolio and unique go-to-market strategy that meets the networking needs of the small business customer. As part of this effort, Tucker will manage the innovation and expansion of product solutions, which includes the integration of small business best practices and products with Cisco's existing products.
In his most recent role, Tucker served as Vice President of the Connected Office Business Organization (COBO) for Linksys. There, he led the teams to develop and market voice and data products targeting the small business marketplace. Previous to COBO, Tucker led product management, marketing and market development efforts for Cisco, spending much of his time focusing on delivering IP Telephony solutions to the worldwide enterprise customer.
Tucker joined Cisco in 1998 as part of the Selsius Systems acquisition. As Co-Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer, he helped to pioneer the consolidation of voice and data networks.
Prior to Selsius, Tucker served in a variety of leadership roles at different technology companies where he was responsible for notable innovations like the creation of the voice and video PBX platform.
Tucker holds masters of bachelor administration and a bachelors of business administration degrees in Marketing from Texas A&M University.