US Public Sector: State, Local and Education West Area
Kim Majerus leads an integrated team of over 400, focused on the growth of product and services revenue for Cisco’s State, Local Government, and Education (SLED) business in the Western United States. Through innovative thinking, cross functional collaboration, and leadership, Kim led her team to achieve double digit growth in FY13 in a market segment that was generally flat during that period.
A 14 year Cisco veteran with over 20 years of technology industry experience, Kim has held wide array of leadership roles, both domestic and international, across multiple functional areas. She leverages this broad base of experience to solve Cisco customers’ most challenging business problems using Cisco’s transformative technology solutions.
Before leading the SLED team, she was Chief of Staff of the Service Provider Business segment responsible for strategic planning, operations, and communications, customer experience and quality programs as well as evaluating and driving new business models.
Kim was also the General Manager for Cisco Ireland, responsible for the country’s overall operations including sales, services engineering, and development. She was a key spokesperson for Cisco, led all fiscal and legislative matters, and represented Cisco in Irish President Mary McAleese’s innovation project “Your Country, Your Call”. Her work influenced both media and government to view Cisco technology as a driver of innovation for the Irish economy.
She led the Network Integrator team in the United Kingdom, the largest part of the UK and Ireland channel business, and began her Cisco career in the US Service Provider Channel Organization which culminated as national Channel Manager for AT&T responsible for revenues of over $1.3B.
Prior to joining Cisco, Kim spent time at Motorola, Inc. and Harris Communication – Microwave Communications Division.Kim and her husband are both native Chicagoans and proud parents of two young girls, Addison and Brooke.