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.


November 6, 2023


6th Annual Partner Innovation Challenge: Remarkable Growth, Outstanding Winners

Cisco Partner Summit 2023 marks a significant moment—and the ideal stage for us to proudly unveil the victors of Cisco's sixth annual global Partner Innovation Challenge. It's an opportunity to shine a well-deserved spotlight on the remarkable innovation flowing from the exceptional talent within our partner community.

September 7, 2023


Embracing Authentic Connections in a Digital World to Rise Above the Competition

The full might of Cisco's energy was on display at IMPACT, resonating with strength and an unyielding determination to win. We stand in the perfect position not only to strive but to thrive, as evidenced by the remarkable progress, collaborative efforts, and concrete roadmaps that are already shaping our future.

July 21, 2023


Cultivating Collaborative Innovation: Unlocking the Power with Partners

Cisco recognizes the importance of collaborative innovation with partners, which is why it’s key in its strategic direction. By forging strong partnerships and embracing innovation as a continuous business practice, Cisco harnesses the power of its partners and technology to create new experiences throughout the customer lifecycle.

June 15, 2023


All Things “Cool” at Cisco Live 2023: A Partner Engineer’s Perspective

At Cisco Live 2023, we once again showcased just how cool Cisco is. The value we’re creating isn’t solely a result of Cisco’s platform strength; it’s also about what our partners build on top of it.

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.