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Krannert Executive Forum - Kelly Kramer

Kelly Kramer

Kelly Kramer

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Kelly Kramer is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Cisco, managing the financial strategy and operations of a company with more than 71,000 employees and total revenue for fiscal year 2015 of $49.2 billion. Kramer is committed to maximizing long-term shareholder value, ensuring a balanced portfolio of growth initiatives, and maintaining the high level of integrity and transparency for which Cisco is known.

Previously, Kramer was Senior Vice President of Business Technology and Operations Finance, partnering with the Development organization across business groups, segments, and operations on strategic long-range planning, budgeting and forecasting, new-offer development, as well as the analysis and strategy of product pricing. In addition, her organization managed finance for the company’s supply chain, marketing, corporate communications, operations, HR, and IT groups.

Kramer joined Cisco in 2012 as Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance. Prior to Cisco, she was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of GE Healthcare’s Healthcare Systems business. During her 20 years with General Electric she held other CFO roles including CFO of GE Healthcare Biosciences, a division in Life Sciences and Molecular Diagnostics. She also worked in GE’s Corporate Headquarters, Transportation Systems and Aerospace divisions. Kramer has extensive experience in financial planning and analysis, profit-and-loss leadership, and mergers and acquisition.

Kramer holds a bachelor of science degree in mathematics from Purdue University.