Raja Sundaram is the Vice President of Worldwide Services Partner Organization at Cisco. His team develops and executes Cisco Services partner programs, go-to-market strategies, and sales engagement models. It also supports Cisco's global services business and more than 6000 services channel and distribution partners. Cisco’s channel model generates more than 80 percent of Cisco’s revenue and is the primary route to market for all of Cisco’s products and services.
Sundaram previously led the Worldwide Services Partner Organization and Commercial Segment, where he was responsible for Services partner go-to-market strategies, programs, distribution, and development. He has spent 16 years with Cisco, holding senior management roles in sales, business development, marketing, general management, operations, and engineering.
Sundaram also serves on the Executive Advisory Board of the Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals (ASAP) for the Silicon Valley chapter and is the vice chair of the Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA) Support Services Partner Community of Interest. He was also named to CRN’s 2012 and 2013 lists of Channel Chiefs.
Sundaram holds a master of business administration degree from the University of California at Berkeley and a master of science degree in electrical engineering from Oklahoma State University.