Shahid Barkat

Rosemont, Illinois, United States

Systems/Sales Engineer


BBA Honors - Finance, Economics, 2013
MSc Analytics Candidate - University of Chicago 2019


I am currently a Systems/Sales Engineer at Cisco, the world's largest IT Networking equipment maker, located in the Chicagoland area. I have been working in IT Networking for 6 years and have experience in consulting, operations, as well as pre-sales design work. My role is to be the bridge between new innovative technologies and enterprise businesses' strategy and be able to sell the value of how technology can lead to business outcomes. Overall, my job is extremely challenging, but forces you to be quick on your feet and facilitates constant learning.