Jeff Gallinat

Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors, Board Member

Burn Survivor
Senior Vice President, Manufacturing Operations
Cisco Systems
Los Gatos, CA


Jeff Gallinat is the latest addition to the Phoenix Society’s board of directors. Jeff, a burn survivor, is Senior Vice President of Manufacturing Operations for Cisco Systems, responsible for leading Cisco’s manufacturing and logistics operations worldwide. He has more than 35 years of industry experience in operations in the technology sector. Prior to joining Cisco 7 years ago, he served as Vice President of Global Manufacturing at the Lenovo Group, and before that spent 23 years at IBM, in both the U.S. and China.

The resident of Los Gatos, California, has a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology (summa cum laude) and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School’s Program for Management Development.

Jeff, who sustained his burn injuries in 1978, is anxious to provide the support to others that he craved during his own recovery.