Arjun Lahiri

Global Director

Partner Strategy and Programs

Arjun Lahiri is Global Director, Partner Strategy and Programs at Cisco. He leads the Transform & Commercial Programs at Cisco. His team is focused on evolving Cisco’s emerging partner ecosystem for new revenue streams and industry use cases and, accelerating sales into the $10B+ Commercial, Small & Medium (SMB) segment through the channel. He has over a decade of partner and services experience to build-out Cisco's Cloud/MSP/SP-as-a-Channel, ISV, IoT & Ecosystem programs, incentives and investments portfolio. This included leading teams and providing strategic direction to define, develop and manage GTM programs, roadmap, infrastructure and investments to recruit, enable and incentivize 100s of Telcos, MSPs, GSIs, Industrial & IoT partners, ISVs and Alliance partners to scale revenues. Prior to that he held Services / Field Marketing and Service Product Management roles. His experience before Cisco includes Business Development for start-ups and Management Consulting. Arjun holds an MBA from Santa Clara University, and attended the Executive Program at the Kellogg School of Management.


June 19, 2020


Cisco Perform Plus Program adds Growth Bonus

We are dedicated to our partners. You are in our DNA. Together we share success, and in tough times we look out for each other. In a world of uncertainty, only a browser window away, we want to make it a bit easier for you to focus on your employees, customers, and community.

November 12, 2015


It’s Easier Than Ever to Grow Your Business

Cisco aims to help its technology provider partners and resellers expand their customer base and resources through new solution designation benefits. During the past year, we have focused on delivering expanded toolsets and resources to our Solution Partner Program members, empowering them to connect with resellers, reduce costs and integrate with additional Cisco technologies. Today, […]

February 16, 2015


All signs point to one thing: if you aren’t talking to your customers about cloud services, your competition probably …

According to a new IDC white paper, sponsored by Cisco, "Enabling Partner Value in the Cloud Economy", 68 percent of companies with more than 1,000 employees are using some form of cloud or plan to implement cloud within the next 12 months.

August 14, 2014


Cisco Compatible Solutions Carry Clout

We are in the midst of a connected revolution, driven by technology. Everything is becoming connected, and it’s not just things. It’s people, processes, data, AND things. That’s what Cisco describes as the Internet of Everything (IoE). Today, less than 1 percent of the things in the world – or about 10 billion things – are connected to the Internet. That number will grow to more than 50 billion in the next decade.

June 4, 2014


Cloud and Managed Services Portfolio Expands with Six New Cisco Powered Services

Cloud has revolutionized the way we develop, deploy, buy and sell. Businesses today are increasingly looking to add hybrid, private and public cloud solutions to their existing managed services to deploy cost-effective solutions.

May 19, 2014


Introducing the New Solution Partner Program

It’s important to distinguish that the CDN has evolved to become the Solution Partner Program; this was not an overnight switch. The former Developer Network community was comprised of individual developers and partner companies developing integrated Cisco solutions. The new Solution Partner Program brings the partner company component of CDN into the Cisco Partner Ecosystem.