Jad Peterson

Senior Business Development Manager - GPO

Digital Transformation & IoT - Manufacturing

Jad joined Cisco in 1998 and now works for Cisco’s Global Partner Organization where he now leads Manufacturing focus for the Digitization and Industries GTM team. He and his team are responsible for developing Cisco’s sales scaling engine in support of our WW Digitization and Industries strategy.

GPO has been focused on developing a partner ecosystem that complements our customers requirement for solutions that drive value-add business outcomes. Producing those outcomes often require a combination of partners with IT, OT, Cloud, And DevOps skills, Jad and his team are building the tools and assets designed to address that objective.

Jad previously worked at Cisco partners for over 11 years where he was Engineering Lead and CTO. Jad was awarded his CCIE in 2003 and has lead Sales Engineering teams for 20+ years.

He is based in Chicago.


May 24, 2022


Cisco IoT: Connect, automate, and operate – anywhere!

To help you create demand, and help customers continue to invest, Cisco is announcing two additions to our IoT product portfolio to meet Industrial networking production environment requirements.

March 30, 2022


Drive Repeatable and Scalable Solutions with Cisco IoT Offers

Industrial networking production environments are evolving faster than ever. As a result, many customer networks are not ready for the new explosions of data this produces or evolving cyber threats.

January 20, 2022


Introducing the Cisco Catalyst IE9300 Rugged Series Switches

Introducing the Cisco Catalyst IE9300 Rugged Series switches built to address the most pressing problems of industrial networks.

December 3, 2021


Cisco IoT – Two new tools to help partners take on the competition

To equip Cisco partners to develop strong IoT practices, and to challenge competitor industrial networking products/technologies, Cisco has two new tools to take your IoT practice to a new level.

July 7, 2021


Cisco IoT – Cisco partners are accelerating customer digital transformations

Real time decision making is critical to your customer's success. Customers that don’t take the necessary steps to build next generation infrastructures and solutions will be stuck with the same basic applications.

August 28, 2019


Cisco Partners: IoT and Wi-Fi

Cisco offers strong solutions to address Wi-Fi and IoT operational needs in highly regulated environments and in the commercial space.

June 27, 2018


Cisco Partners: Digital Systems Integrators Modernizing Industrial Networks

Delivering business outcomes for enterprise and IT buyers requires a new approach, new capabilities, and new relationships. An entirely new business solutions practice.

March 28, 2018


Cisco Partners: Deploying Manufacturing IoT Infrastructures – Data, Policy, Security

Manufacturers depend on an ecosystem of partners to implement IoT solutions.  Partners provide support for different tiers of a solution that ultimately produces significant business value.