Fernando Rodriguez

Partner Business Development Manager

Americas Partner Organization

Fernando is an Electrical Engineer from the Javeriana University in Bogota and has a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from the INALDE Business School in Colombia. He´s currently working as the manager for the Partner Business development unit around Cloud Infrastructure and Software solutions in Latinamerica. Before moving into this position he worked in sales business development for Central America and the Caribbean, Andean and southern cone countries in the same region. He also worked as a Systems Engineer manager for Colombia. Fernando has worked with Cisco for more than 21 years and currently holds important industry certifications like CCIE (Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert), CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) from the ISC2 organization and CCSK (Certified Cloud Security Knowledge) from the Cloud Security Alliance. Fernando is the proud father of Samuel, Nicolas and Maria Jose and has been married with Paula for more than 17 years.


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Fernando sheds a light on how Cisco employees and partner organizations are making a difference in local communities in Colombia.