Director, Systems Engineering
Mike Younkers is the Director of Systems Engineering for Cisco’s US Federal team. His responsibilities include leadership for Cisco’s pre-sales systems engineering team supporting the US Federal Government. This includes direct account responsibilities and integrated team responsibilities for Cisco’s core, advanced and emerging technologies. Additionally, Mike is responsible for representing US Federal customers within Cisco’s development organization for the aggregation, validation, prioritization and delivery of all US Federal unique requirements. These requirements include new features and functionality and certifications including Common Criteria, FIPS 140, USGv6 and DOD related certifications. Mike is also responsible for Cisco’s technical competitive posture.
Mike has a Masters Degree in Telecommunications and Computers from George Washington University and a BSEE and BS in Computer Science from the University of Maryland.