Michal Stachnik is General Manager of Cisco Systems Czech Republic. He has both deep knowledge and strong relationships in the IT markets of Eastern Europe, built up over the course of a long career in IT. He began as a sales representative at Sun Microsystems in the early 1990s, serving posts at IBM, and Symantec, before joining VMware, and rising to Regional Director for Eastern Europe. He joined Cisco in 2015.
Michal studied computer science at the Brno University of Technology, and speaks 4 languages, including English, Czech, Slovak, and Polish.