Alex Pujols

VP of Global Partner Engineering

Global Partner Sales

Alex Pujols is Cisco's VP of Global Partner Engineering for Global Partner Sales. He is responsible for driving Cisco's technology strategy across global partnerships, facilitating partner technology innovation and co-development, and enabling Cisco's global partner engineering community, which is more than 50,000 strong. Alex's deep technical knowledge and common-sense approach provide a unique perspective on technology innovation, linking industry trends to the partner and customer needs that matter most. He prioritizes listening, learning, and collaboration to engage with innovators, partners, customers, and industry influencers worldwide to showcase how Cisco innovation can unlock what is possible. A millennial and futurist, Alex's passions are centered firmly on guiding others to navigate the ever-changing digital landscape successfully. He is a senior member of the IEEE and ACM and is a passionate open-source software developer and advocate. In addition to his professional work, Alex is a regular speaker at industry and academic events and is pursuing his Ph.D. in computer science.


May 11, 2023


Cisco Partner Engineers are “Owning It!” at Cisco Live 2023

“Better Together” is how Cisco and Partner engineers accomplish great things. CLUS offers a platform to recognize this vital alliance and how it accelerates innovations that leverage our world-class portfolio—and in ways we didn’t know possible without this teamwork.

May 3, 2023


2023 Cisco Partner Innovation Challenge is LIVE! 

The annual global Cisco Partner Innovation Challenge is an opportunity for partners to highlight their technical and software skills in developing innovative solutions based on Cisco technologies.

August 29, 2022


Empowering Partners and Customers with Demos and the dCloud Platform

Cisco dCloud is a scalable and secure demo platform that enables us to offer product and solution demos that partners can use to assist in successful customer engagements.

June 3, 2022


Enabling Partners with Listening and New Learning Opportunities

With a focus on learning, I’m super excited about the new Cisco Black Belt training track for partner managed services.

April 19, 2022


Cisco Global Partner Engineering Launches 5th Annual Partner Innovation Challenge

Each year, Cisco's Partner Innovation Challenge connects us with a shared mission to solve challenges, build software innovation, and optimize business solutions on the Cisco Platform. This year, we are expanding the challenge to include Partner Bold Bets—ideas that go beyond Cisco Platform APIs.

November 10, 2021


Partner Innovation Challenge: Making Everything Possible

This is the fourth year we’ve hosted Cisco’s Partner Innovation Challenge, and it’s just getting better every year. This year, our winners are truly diverse, come from around the world, and illustrate how technology innovation makes just about anything possible.

November 10, 2021


Insight on Partner News from Partner Summit 2021

We rely on partners in many areas of the business, throughout a customer project lifecycle. That’s why “Everything Possible” is more than a theme – it’s a rallying cry! These two words together reflect the innovation, hard work, and transformation that we are creating for customers.

May 6, 2021


Accelerating Digital Agility with Cisco Plus

Cisco Plus represents how Cisco is investing to offer technology that is in alignment with modern customer consumption and buying preferences, and our partner technical community.