As Vice President of Worldwide Partner Led, Andrew Sage is responsible for accelerating the global success of the Partner Led selling model. One of two selling models for Cisco, Partner Led is a go-to-market model that empowers and rewards Cisco Partners to lead sales with midsized and small customers.
Previously, Sage was Vice President of Worldwide Small Business Sales. He was responsible for leading all aspects of Cisco’s go to market strategy for Small Business, including channels, field coverage model and sales programs. Before that he served as the Vice President of Worldwide Channels Marketing where he was responsible for leading the global channel partner marketing initiative, in close collaboration with Cisco’s central marketing organization and global field organization.
Sage joined Cisco in August, 1999 and has more than 15 years of networking industry experience. He brings a broad knowledge of the high tech industry to his current position, and has led several key initiatives to successfully introduce Cisco Systems into new markets.
Prior to joining Cisco, Sage spent three years as Regional Vice President for Olicom, Inc. where he managed sales, channels and marketing for Canada and the Northeastern United States. He has also held positions with CrossComm Corporation and Olivetti Canada, Limited.
Sage has a degree in Economics from the University of Toronto. He currently lives in Pleasanton, California with his wife and three children.