Wayne leads the Management Business Unit Solutions Product Management team covering partner centric solutions across the portfolio. Previously he lead the product management team at Cisco’s Cloud & Systems Management Group focusing on Cloud Automation. He drove the acquisition of newScale for a cloud service catalog and self service. Wayne came to Cisco through the acquisition of Tidal Software, a leading provider of automation solutions where he was the VP of Marketing and Product Management. Prior to working at Tidal, he was the Director of Competitive and Market Intelligence at the Wily Technology Division of Computer Associates. Prior to CA, Wayne was at Hewlett Packard for 18 years is a variety of different roles, spending the last 6 years in the Corporate IT and Outsourcing Services division where he was responsible for the enterprise management toolset. He led a team of approximately 120 engineers and was responsible for system, network, and application monitoring, help desk ticketing and case exchange solutions, enterprise application integration, job scheduling, datawarehousing and reporting, and end user support portals. Wayne has a PhD from University of California at Berkeley, and a Bachelor of Science from M.I.T.