Ray has a proven ability to deliver rapid business growth, delight customers through value in disruptive technologies, create sustainable new business units, rejuvenate existing ones and build and lead high performance teams.
Thriving in fast-moving and ambiguous environments, he combines an engineering professional background with a passion for people to solve complex business problems, negotiate multi-party deals and create lasting value by combining innovation, analytics, technologies, people leadership and team development.
With deep experience across all aspects of enterprise software projects including sales, marketing, ecosystems & channels, delivery, combined with his experience as a customer, he understands how to engage customers and transform them from prospects to evangelists. Ray focuses on value creation through successful adoption of breakthrough technologies for business benefit.
A true global citizen, Ray has delivered major projects across North America, Greater China, Southeast Asia, India, Japan, Australia and New Zealand. These projects were across asset intensive industries such as Manufacturing, Energy, Resources, Transport and Telecommunications, and service intensive industries such as Retail, Public Sector, Airlines, Banking and Insurance.
Combining personal commitment and entrepreneurial energy with robust skills, education and experience, he has repeatedly demonstrated the ability to thrive and grow businesses across diverse cultural settings and industries. Most recently, adding Design Thinking to his problem solving competencies for resolving challenging business issues within Cisco and with Cisco’s customers.
Ray is a deeply experienced communicator, thriving in customer boardrooms, executive leadership teams, thought leadership keynote addresses, media engagements and live news broadcast interviews.