Alison Stahl

US National Security Partner Leader

Security Sales

Alison Stahl, US National Security Partner Leader at Cisco, currently leads a team of Cybersecurity Partner Specialists focused on the top 35 largest resellers contributing $800M in Cisco Secuirty revenue. As a leader, Alison is committed to driving innovative work with an authentic attitude towards the next generation of talent in the workforce. Alison started her career at Cisco 15 years ago as a part of the FY07 CSAP (Cisco Sales Associate Program) class. Having been committed to a career in the channel, she was a regional Partner Account Manager in the Carolinas scaling over $400M in partner sales. Four years ago, Alison transitioned to a partner specialist role in the Global Security Sales Organization assisting with enabling and driving Cisco’s security story throughout our channel community. Outside of Cisco, Alison is committed giving back to the community through leadership with the Leaukemia & Lymphoma Society, as well as serving on the North Carolina Nation Guard Minute Man Foundation Board.


March 9, 2021


Choose to Challenge – Uplifting Women in Cybersecurity

3 min read

The talent shortage in the cybersecurity industry is a persistent challenge. In celebration of #IWD2021, let’s take a look at the impact women can make by helping to alleviate the talent shortage simply by choosing to challenge their comfort zone.