Kanouff will lead the unit that is home to Cisco’s Videoscape software and solutions for pay-TV service providers and media and entertainment companies.
She will be responsible for a business that spans end-to-end Videoscape software and solutions, including content protection, end-user multiscreen experiences and cloud video services and delivery.
At Cablevision Kanouff was responsible for implementing strategic technology and critical engineering priorities – identifying emerging technology opportunities and driving the development and integration of new products.
She has also previously worked for SeaChange, where she was president, and Time Warner Cable, where she was director of interactive technologies.
“I’m thrilled to be joining Cisco at such an exciting time for our industry. Cisco is playing the most crucial role it ever has in helping service providers deliver new experiences, new consumption models, and to compete with myriad new entertainment and service options,” said Kanouff.