Andy Chew has more than 20 years executive leadership experience in the IT Software and Services sectors; having held a broad range of senior management positions in the UK, USA, Germany and Netherlands. As a Managing Director at Cisco UK and Ireland, he leads the Architecture Sales Specialist Teams of Enterprise Networks, Datacentre, Security and Collaboration. In this role he is responsible for the development and execution of Cisco’s Architectural strategy and go-to-market objectives. Andy is passionate about attracting, retaining and developing world class talent and building winning teams. As a member of the Cisco UKI Leadership team, he works closely with a diverse range of Partners and Customers, and has a leading role in several of Cisco’s initiatives encouraging innovation and mentoring startups across Britain.
Before joining Cisco, Andy spent seven years at Siemens Enterprise Communications where he held various international leadership roles, including heading up global Unified Communications business management and Alliance Development.
He holds an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and is a Fellow of the Sloan School of Management.
Andy will be writing a regular column for My Entrepreneur Magazine starting from this week.
Kizzi Nkwocha is the editor of My Entrepreneur Magazine and publisher of The UK Newspaper, The Property Investor and Gold, Oil and Diamonds, the net’s fastest growing wealth creation publication. Kizzi Nkwocha made his mark in the UK as a publicist, journalist and social media pioneer. As a widely respected and successful media consultant he has represented a diverse range of clients including the King of Uganda, and Amnesty International. Nkwocha has also become a well-known personality on both radio and television. He has been the focus of a Channel 4 documentary on publicity and has hosted his own talk show, London Line, on Sky TV. He has also produced and presented both radio and TV shows in Cyprus and Spain.