Managing Acquisitions: Operational Excellence, Pt. 2

Charles Giancarlo, former Chief Product Officer of Cisco, talks about acquisitions in the high technology industry and his involvement in Cisco System’s acquisition of Kalpana in 1994. This segment is from the Distinguished Innovator Lecture Series at UC Berkeley. Image: Flickr, Alex Dunne Next lesson:¬†Engineering Leadership includes Business Model Design Return to course page

Defining Goals: Operational Excellence, Pt. 1

Charles Giancarlo, former Chief Product Officer of Cisco, talks about how the best firms achieve operational excellence: defining goals, aiming high, and not being afraid to change people to change management dynamic. This segment is from the Distinguished Innovator Lecture Series at UC Berkeley. Image: Cisco Systems, Inc. Next lesson: Managing Acquisitions: Operational Excellence, Pt. 2Continue reading “Defining Goals: Operational Excellence, Pt. 1”