Biography - Paul Howarth

Paul Howarth
Senior Manager, Cisco Investments

Paul joined Cisco in 2004 and has held various roles in Sales, Partner Operations, R&D and Innovation. In these roles he was part of the key product launches in IP Communications, Collaboration and Data Centre.

Prior to joining Cisco Paul operated a managed services business focusing on SMB customers, and spent 16 years with Bell Canada in Operations, Customer Service and Sales.

In his current role Paul is part of Cisco’s Corporate Investment team focused on Canadian investment opportunities and helping to grow an ecosystem of enterprise and industrial internet startups.

Before joining Cisco’s Corporate Investment team Paul was Canada’s R&D and Innovation Development Manager responsible for increasing Cisco’s relevance to Canadians, and Canada’s relevance to Cisco, through R&D and Innovation partnerships with Governments, Universities and the Private Sector.