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Doug Webster
CMO and Chief Communications Officer at Laser Light Companies

Profile

Doug Webster is LaserLight‘s incoming chief marketing and corporate communications officer. In a long tenure as an executive at Cisco Systems, he served as Vice President of Marketing for its $12 billion global service provider segment leading the content development and field marketing teams and the creation of its lauded Visual Networking Index.  In addition to previous, security and optical technology roles, he also served as an executive spokesperson for the company on a range of telecommunications and internet-related issues, hosted ministers and senior government officials, and twice provided expert testimony in hearings of the U.S. Congress.

Before joining Cisco Systems, Doug was an initial employee and Director of Communications at WheelGroup Corporation, a network security startup acquired by Cisco in 1998. He graduated from Yale University with a degree in economics, served as a decorated officer in the US Air Force, and elected to the Board of Directors of one of the largest credit unions in the United States. He lives in Austin, Texas with his wife and three children.