Agostino Santoni is currently CEO at Cisco Italy. He has gained extensive management experience in the ICT sector, culminating in Managing Director position in SAP Italy, covered in the last three years. Began his career at Compaq Computer, he held roles of increasing responsibility for the Italian subsidiary of HP and for the parent company. He joined HP in 1997 as Marketing Program Manager of the PC, it has quickly become Marketing Manager and in 2000 he took the lead in Qualitè Business Manager. Later, between 2002 and 2008, he held positions with HP Personal Systems Group, first as Commercial Director Channel & SMB, then as Vice President & General Manager and finally as Vice President & Enterprise Sales Director of HP Italy.