Kelly Kramer is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Cisco, managing the financial strategy, and mergers and acquisitions for the company with total revenue for fiscal year 2018 of $49.3 billion and more than 75,000 employees. In addition, she oversees Cisco’s Corporate Development and Integration organization. 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.
Before being named CFO in 2015, 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, and Transportation Systems and Aerospace divisions. Kramer has extensive experience in financial planning and analysis, profit-and-loss leadership, and mergers and acquisitions.
Kramer serves on the board of directors and chairs the Audit Committee for Gilead Sciences. She is also a member of the board of directors for the Silicon Valley Chapter of City Year.
Kramer holds a bachelor of science degree in mathematics from Purdue University and received the Purdue University College of Science Distinguished Alumni award in 2017.