Mr. Matthew MacPherson

Director of Technical Marketing Engineering

Cisco Systems

Mr. Matthew MacPherson is Director of Technical Marketing Engineering for the Wireless Networking Business Unit of Cisco’s Wireless, Security and Routing Technology Group (WSRTG). MacPherson’s group has worldwide responsibility for architecture, design and deployment of leading wireless technologies into service provider environments. He is responsible for gathering operator requirements, understanding industry direction and standards, and driving these requirements into next generation products. He is currently focused on 3G/Wi-Fi convergence and developing new solutions for operators to leverage their Wi-Fi investment.

Mr. Matthew MacPherson joined Cisco Systems, Inc. in 1995 and drove multiple service provider collaborations within the Strategic Alliances group. He later led Technical Engineering for the Mobile Wireless Group, focused on aggregation, gateway and core systems for 2.5/3/4G cellular data solutions.

Prior to Cisco, MacPherson deployed ATM systems with Hughes. He also spent 11 years developing communication and control systems at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory – a high-energy physics research facility outside of Chicago.

Mr. Matthew MacPherson holds a Masters Degree from Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) and a BS in Computer Engineering and Systems.