Dennis Robins

Public Funding Advisor

Public Sector

Dennis leads Cisco account teams, partner sales agents and customers in aligning sources of alternative funding to state and local government, higher education and K-12 education customer initiatives and innovative public sector projects.

Before joining Cisco, Dennis had a 26-year career in telecommunications, highlighted by roles in field marketing, solutions development, capture management, sales operations and network implementation. His experience in E-rate program management dates back to E-rate Funding Year 1998 (Year 1) and he was a member of Cisco’s team that implemented E-rate Modernization operations and strategy in 2014.

Dennis received a B.A degree in Economics from Stony Brook University and holds an M.B.A. in Quantitative Analysis from St. John’s University, NY. He maintains a passion for technology and how it’s used in delivering improved government services to constituents and enabling new models of academic instruction to students of all ages.


November 17, 2017


Putting E-rate Funding to Work: A Peek at One Oklahoma School’s Transformation

2 min read

In rural Howe, Okla., E-rate has helped fund a revitalized network infrastructure to enable the integration of technology into teaching and learning at all grade levels.