Robin Bhutani

Strategy and Operations Leader, Cisco


Robin has a strategy & operations background, with experience in various supply chain functions including network design, manufacturing, quality, planning and logistics. He joined Cisco in 2012 as part of the Sales & Operations Planning team, and most recently is leading the Supply Chain Network Design function responsible for the manufacturing network strategy of almost $40B business. At Cisco, Robin has helped save millions in cross-functional cost optimization projects, mitigate significant impact from tariffs, develop next-gen modeling capabilities and a supply chain resiliency strategy in an era filled with geo-political events. Prior to Cisco, Robin worked at Saint-Gobain Containers Inc., where he helped transform the company’s supply chain model from Build to Stock to Build to Order. Robin holds an MS in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University and a BS in Electronics Engineering from Mumbai University, India. He is an FAA Certified Private Pilot and an avid golfer.