Alexandra Zagury

Vice President, Partner Managed Services and aaS Sales

Global Partner Organization

As vice president of Cisco’s Partner Managed and XaaS Sales organization, Alexandra leads the development of new business models, offers and programs to support the managed and as-a-service route-to-market. Alexandra and her team are accelerating meaningful business outcomes for partners and customers and driving Cisco’s evolution as a company. Prior to her current role, Alexandra ran the sales transformation of Cisco’s 7,000-person Global Specialist organization—devising the strategy and building critical operational capabilities across ten technology specializations at Cisco. As vice president of Global Collaboration Sales Organization (GCSO), she was responsible for driving sales for Cisco’s Collaboration portfolio and enabling Cisco's global seller and partner communities. She has held numerous sales leadership roles at Cisco, with responsibility for Global IT Service Provider and Channel Sales for EMEAR. Prior to Cisco, Alexandra held executive roles at BlackBerry and Yahoo with sales and marketing responsibility for the United Kingdom and Ireland, Africa and Turkey. She has a proven track record for starting up, managing and scaling businesses across the globe in the mobile, telecom, internet, financial services and IT industries. She's known for her ability to create and execute strategy while ensuring operational excellence and delivering on targets. Alexandra has worked, lived and delivered results in more than ten countries in Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East, North America and Latin America. She speaks four languages and graduated from the London School of Economics and Political Science with a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Management.


April 26, 2023


Adapt and thrive: how MSPs in the SMB market can turn market challenges into profits

Managed Service Providers (MSPs) in the SMB segment face a range of challenges in today's market, and profitability is at the top of the list.

March 8, 2023


Women’s resilience: what’s it made of?

The Harvard Business Review called 2022 “The year of resilience.” I want to talk about what resilience really means and what it really takes in the glorious and messy realities of our daily lives as women in the tech world.

December 14, 2022


The sound of the future: humming our way to inclusion

Imagine a world that's diverse, equitable, and inclusive. A world where differences of all kinds are valued and celebrated. That’s my wish this holiday season. And Cisco is working to make this wish come true.

August 2, 2022


Enabling Exceptional Patient Experiences During the Pandemic: A Cisco Partner Story

As successful companies focus their limited resources on further differentiating their core competencies, they are increasingly partnering with managed services providers (MSPs) to deliver and manage cutting-edge technology that translates into desired business outcomes.

June 10, 2022


Welcome to the Age of the Partner

It’s pretty clear that we’re moving to a world where managed services and as-a-service begin to merge. This calls for an entirely new customer engagement model, one that revolves around partnerships.

March 1, 2022


Why I’m Excited about Cisco Private 5G for Partners

The adoption of P5G networks is gaining traction around the world. And so has the hype around its ability to deliver lightning-fast connectivity to consumers. P5G offers a myriad of advantages that we did not have before. And when delivered as a managed service, you are looking at a game changer for our customers and partners.

November 19, 2021


Managed Services Is Our Market to Win, Together

A shift is happening in IT, and there is no better way to get an outcome than with a managed service. When the array of potential outcomes in a solution grows exponentially, customer expectations are best met with ongoing, high-value managed services.

November 4, 2021


XaaS and Managed Services: An Unbeatable Combination

I am so incredibly excited to supercharge what Cisco can do with as-a-service by fueling it with managed services. And as we do this right, learn how we start a virtuous cycle of the Three Ps.

March 30, 2021


Cisco Plus: How the brand comes to life through partners

Cisco Plus provides a simple way to add value from Cisco technology in an integrated, cloud-enabled, easy-to-consume experience.  For partners, this makes what you’re doing today better — and easier — and it accelerates the development of future business opportunities.