As Vice President of Americas Distribution, Andrew is responsible for all aspects of sales, marketing, operations and logistics for the multi-billion dollar Americas Distribution Channel, a cornerstone of our Partner Led sales strategy.
Most recently, as Vice President of Worldwide Partner Led, he was responsible for accelerating the global success of the Partner Led selling model -- one of two selling models for Cisco that empowers and rewards Cisco Partners to lead sales with midsize and small customers.
Prior to this role, Andrew held the positions of Vice President, Worldwide Small Business Sales and Vice President, Worldwide Channels Marketing.
Andrew joined Cisco in August, 1999 and has more than 20 years of networking industry experience. He brings a broad knowledge of the high tech industry to his current position. He has led several key initiatives to successfully introduce Cisco Systems into new markets, and build new go-to-market capabilities.
Prior to joining Cisco, he spent three years as Regional Vice President for Olicom, Inc. and 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.