Vishakha Radia is an experienced information technology and business executive with exceptional CIO relationships across all industries. With over 30 years of leadership experience in building high performing teams in IT, consulting and services, she has a track record of working with hundreds of organizational connections in driving aligned “Digital Age” business and IT initiatives.
Vishakha’s consulting has focused on technology-enabled innovative customer and employee experiences across functions and she is a trusted advisor to many IT executives.
She has driven many digital programs ‘end to end’ from strategy, business and IT software and hardware architecture, application implementation and change management through adoption. As a result, Vishakha has helped identify, quantify and deliver over $1B value for top line growth and employee productivity in Fortune 100 companies. Vishakha has held senior director, director and senior manager roles in Cisco Consulting Services, Cisco Collaboration, Video, Mobility Technology Group, Cisco’s Internet Business Solutions Group and as an IT Applications Director at Chrysler.
She started her career at General Motors as an analyst and programmer for manufacturing and production control applications, including SAP, and has also held manufacturing plant positions. Vishakha holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio and Executive Education from Duke University. She was raised in London, England, born in Tanzania, East Africa and is of Indian origin.