Thierry Maupilé

Executive Vice-President at Altiostar Networks, Inc
Chief Strategy & EVP Project Management
Senior Vice President, Tech Mahindra
Former Head of Strategic Ecosystem, Chief Strategy Office, Cisco

Experience & Background: Thierry has extensive experience and knowledge in startups and entrepreneurship, telecommunications and strategic partnerships. Previously part of the Chief Technology and Strategy office at Cisco, Thierry was responsible for developing and managing strategic partnerships across all business segments. Prior to that, Thierry held the position of Chief of Strategy for Service Providers at Cisco.

After a stint with Motorola in Europe, Thierry was hired by investors from Silicon Valley to join the senior management team of IPWireless, a start-up in mobile broadband technology. In 2007, he joined the founding team of another start-up, Starent Networks. Following a successful IPO, the company was acquired by Cisco in December 2009 for $3 Billion. Thierry holds an MBA degree from IMD (1988) and was instrumental in establishing the IMD Global Center for Digital Business Transformation, an IMD and Cisco initiative.

Expertise & Interests: Entrepreneurship and startups, telecommunications, technology, strategic partnerships