Frank Palumbo

Senior Vice President
Worldwide Data Center and Collaboration Sales

As Senior Vice President of Worldwide Data Center & Collaboration Sales for Cisco, Frank Palumbo leads two of Cisco’s strategic architectural sales teams and is responsible for $15B in annual sales for the company. Since joining Cisco more than 20 years ago, Frank has helped to pioneer and expand Cisco into new, adjacent markets, building the foundation for Cisco’s global data center architecture sales with data center switching and compute technologies. And more recently, growing strong market share as Cisco expanded to the software business with SDN and analytics.

Frank has a passion for running and has completed 17 marathons, including Boston, Chicago and Philadelphia – running the NYC Marathon every year since 2004. He has also completed 10 NYC triathlons.

Frank holds a degree in business administration from Rutgers University, and he serves on the board of the Rutgers Business School.

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