Bud Kapoor


Sales Manager, Asia-Pacific Japan & China, Smart+Connected Communities, Cisco Systems

Global learnings and experiences in smart cities

Bud will share experiences with clients from across the globe and how their needs and plans for becoming a smart city have evolved. In a market segment with intensely innovative organisations – clients and industry, it is important to stay abreast of best practices.

As the APJ Sales Manager for Smart+Connected Communities, Bud is responsible for helping cities and councils to transform themselves through smart city services and new ways to engage citizens. 

Bud has been with Cisco for 12 years and brings over 34 years of senior management experience across the US and Asia-Pacific region.

Prior to Cisco, Bud was with Lucent Technologies as the General Manager for New Zealand, Member of Technical Staff at AT&T Bell Laboratories, Program Manager for Harris Corporation and a Captain in the United States Air Force.