Robert C. McIntyre currently serves as Chief Technical Officer of Cisco’s Service Provider Group.
Previously chief technical officer for Scientific Atlanta, a Cisco Company, McIntyre’s newly extended role will enable him to leverage the synergies of Scientific Atlanta and Cisco intellectual capital and integrated end-to-end technology portfolio to improve the overall service velocity of the ‘quad play’ for service providers and the industry.
McIntyre began his career at Scientific Atlanta in 1991 and has held significant leadership roles in the company’s Transmission and Subscriber businesses. While leading the Subscriber business, his team designed the first real-time digital TV systems and held the first digital TV field trials over Hybrid Fiber Coax (HFC). Bob was named Chief Technical Officer in 1999.
Prior to joining Scientific Atlanta, McIntyre was vice president and general manager of Augat’s Interconnection Products Group and served as president and CEO of Avex, Inc., an electronic manufacturing company in Huntsville, Alabama. Earlier in his career, he was the vice president and general manager of GTE Communication Systems in both their Telephone Switching and Transmission businesses. McIntyre also spent 11 years at General Electric, working in a variety of technical management positions. He also participated in General Electric’s General Management Development Program.
McIntyre holds a Bachelor of Science in Metallurgy and Materials from Carnegie Mellon University. He has done graduate work at Penn State in Engineering Mechanics, and at Gannon University in Business Administration Training programs. McIntyre became a member of the Network Advisory Council of Accenture in 2006.