Prat Bhatt

Member: Audit and Finance Committee
Director since 2020

Mr. Bhatt serves as the Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer at Cisco Systems, Inc., leading Cisco’s controllership organization with global responsibility for accounting and reporting and financial controls covering all aspects of Cisco’s business. Prior to joining Cisco Systems, Inc., Mr. Bhatt was with Kaiser Permanente as the Director of Financial Operations and with Ernst & Young. He holds a graduate degree in accounting from the University of Southern California, an undergraduate degree in economics from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant.

Expertise: Mr. Bhatt brings substantial accounting, financial, global operations, strategy, risk, and investor relations expertise to our Board through his experience as a senior level executive in a large multi-national corporation.