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Chris Panzeca

Senior Director
Global Strategic Partner Sales

As Director within Cisco’s Global Strategic Partner Organization, Chris Panzeca is responsible for leading the engineering, solution development and go-to-market for joint solutions between Cisco, EMC, VCE and VMware.

Previously, he served as a Region Manager in the US South Area where he was responsible for leading the sales, strategy, and go-to-market activities for Cisco’s Data Center Solutions portfolio. His team delivered over $100M in sales annually.

A 12 year Cisco veteran and sales leader, Panzeca has led sales teams developing scalable solutions and programs, launching new businesses, and penetrating new markets while emphasizing teamwork and best practice sharing in a growing complex organization. His investments into sales tools and processes have proven an effective means to increase Cisco’s business relevance while developing the capabilities of the sale organization.

He started his Cisco career as a Data Center Sales Specialist for commercial, enterprise and public sector for the US South Area. Prior to joining Cisco, he held sales and sales management positions at EMC, Broadwing Technology Solutions, Xerox Business Services, and The Future Now. During his career, Chris has been awarded twenty five 100%+ achievement clubs.

Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Panzeca is a graduate of The College of Mount St Joseph where he earned his Bachelor’s degree. Married and residing in Charlotte, North Carolina, Panzeca enjoys staying active with activities such as biking, hiking, rowing, boxing, working out, and spending time with family. He also likes to give back supporting the Big Brothers Big Sisters, Habitat for Humanity, and the Juvenile Diabetes Association organizations.

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