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Cisco Changes Top Exec Roles

Over the course of the last two years, Cisco CEO John Chambers has been on a mission to streamline his company. It's a mission that involves minimizing organizational layers in an effort to accelerate innovation.

This week, Chambers made his latest move, this time an executive shuffling.

Out after 13 years, is Chief Strategy Officer Ned Hooper.

Hooper's team will now report to CTO Padmasree Warrior who is also being adjusted in the executive ranks. Warrior will now also add the title of Chief Strategy Officer to her business cards. On the engineering from Pankaj Patel is now being tasked with the responsibility for leading Cisco's overall engineering efforts.

Read the full story at EnterpriseNetworkingToday:
Cisco Shuffles Exec Ranks

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com, the news service of the IT Business Edge Network, the network for technology professionals Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.