Cisco Blogs / Caralyn Brace
Vice President, Partner Evolution and Market Development
Caralyn Brace is a senior executive in Cisco’s Advanced Services organization with more than 25 years of technology leadership experience. Her expertise in orchestrating complex business and technology transformation initiatives for Fortune 500 companies consistently achieves measurable business outcomes for her clients.
In her current role, Caralyn leads a global business team focused on driving market growth by enabling Cisco’s global partner ecosystem to leverage Advanced Services capabilities in their solution offerings. She manages the strategy and implementation of initiatives designed to help customers meet their business objectives in collaboration with partners.
Previously, Caralyn led the Advanced Services business in the Americas. Her organization directed a P&L exceeding $1B covering US Enterprise, US Commercial, Canada, Latin America and services delivery in Cisco’s largest Global Enterprise accounts.
Prior to joining Cisco, Caralyn led the sell-through and sell-to business for Unisys products and technology services in North America, including Unisys’ partner channel. She also served in successive leadership positions with Computer Sciences Corporation. Throughout her career, putting the customer first has been the guiding principle in Caralyn’s executive leadership approach.
Caralyn lives near Charlotte, North Carolina, with her husband and daughter. She is passionate about mentoring, and serving organizations that inspire and enable underprivileged youth to reach their full potential. She also volunteers on advisory boards of organizations with similar goals.
Caralyn has a bachelor’s degree from Lake Forest College and a Master of Business Leadership degree from Georgetown University.