Dave Rossetti is vice president of university relations and research at Cisco Systems, responsible for research at universities and institutions worldwide, and has been with the company since 1995. He was formerly vice president of software development at Strategic Mapping, Inc. Before that, Mr. Rossetti spent 11 years at Metaphor Computer Systems holding various product development and management positions. Mr. Rossetti’s expertise in computer architecture extends to his dissertation research in electrical engineering at Stanford University. He earned an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and a B.S. in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science from Washington University in St. Louis.