Harish Krishnan

Harish Krishnan is the past President and co-founder of the Public Affairs Forum of India (PAFI).

As Executive Director, Global Government Affairs, Cisco Systems India, Harish leads Cisco’s strategic engagement with National and State Governments of India on wide range of policy issues that concern Cisco in India – as an investor, globalization hub, seller and as a corporate citizen.

Harish actively participates in public policy forums in India and is a member of the Confederation of Indian Industry’s National Committee on Telecom, Executive Council of MAIT, Vice Chairman, American Chamber of Commerce in India (Northern Region), FICCI’s National Committee on Telecom and USIBC’s digital task force.

With over 22 years of experience in Public Affairs, Harish worked in IBM & Confederation of Indian Industry before joining Cisco in 2007.