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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. 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.

Articles

June 5, 2024

PARTNER

Cisco Continues Elevating Partner AI Capabilities to Meet Customer Demand

3 min read

AI is a prime example of how we are greater together, with partners bridging the gap between Cisco AI technology and unique customer use cases.

April 19, 2024

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Introducing the 7th Annual Partner Innovation Challenge: Featuring an Exciting New Prize Category

2 min read

Partners are empowered to harness Cisco’s open platform by leveraging APIs and solutions while carving out their own niche in the market. The mission at the core of Cisco’s Partner Innovation Challenge is to drive unparalleled customer experiences through innovation, choice, and exceptional people.

April 16, 2024

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Celebrating Cisco’s AI Differentiation and Our Engineers During World Creativity & Innovation Week

2 min read

World Creativity & Innovation Week annually celebrates problem-solving within the realms of economic, social, and sustainable development. It provides an ideal platform to showcase Cisco’s Global Partner Engineer ecosystem, which holds a central role in communicating Cisco’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) differentiation.

March 12, 2024

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Empowering Women in Tech: Voices from Cisco’s Global Partner Engineering Team

7 min read

In the spirit of Women’s History Month and National Science & Engineering Week, we're thrilled to amplify the voices of some extraordinary women from Cisco’s Global Partner Engineering team. They are driving our business and industry forward, accelerating progress and growth for Cisco, our partners, and our mutual customers.

February 6, 2024

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Navigating the AI Frontier with Cisco

3 min read

Fresh from another impactful Cisco Live EMEA, the buzz around Artificial Intelligence (AI) is undeniable. AI stands as a new frontier for businesses, a beacon of innovation in our swiftly evolving landscape. On Partner Day, I addressed a packed room of our partners, delving into Cisco's decade-long journey with AI.

January 29, 2024

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Global Partner Engineering Building Momentum into 2024

3 min read

For Cisco and its Global Partner Engineering (GPE) team, the success of our partners and customers is synonymous with our own success, and as we stride confidently into 2024, Cisco’s commitment to fostering a mutually beneficial partnership with our esteemed global partners remains unwavering.

November 6, 2023

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

3 min read

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

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

3 min read

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

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Cultivating Collaborative Innovation: Unlocking the Power with Partners

2 min read

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.