Ernst is Solutions Sales Lead Big Data Analytics in the EMEA Data Center Team at Cisco Systems. In this role, Ernst is responsible for driving revenue growth through the sale of multivendor offerings to a diverse group of customers. Specifically, Ernst leads the field sales engagement, sales enablement and is responsible for developing and deploying a go-to-market model for Big Data Analytics Solutions in EMEA. Prior to Cisco, Ernst has held positions at other industry-leading companies, including Microsoft, Hewlett Packard and Parametric Technology. He holds a degree in Engineering and in Business Administration from the University of Economics and Business Administration, Vienna.