Jason W. Gallo

Vice President, Partner Go-to-Market Acceleration

Cisco Global Partner and Routes to Market Sales

Jason brings business, finance, and engineering expertise to drive global success. His outcome-based leadership and focus on profitable business growth have led to career success at Fortune 50 companies. Jason’s adept ability to apply financial knowledge and fuse that with technology is a trademark of his initiatives. Jason is Vice President of Cisco’s Partner Go-to-Market Acceleration, where he leads a team that drives comprehensive global channel strategies with tens of thousands of Cisco Partners. Jason leads the partner go-to-market strategy for Cisco’s key businesses, such as Network Experiences, Cloud Networking & Compute, Full Stack Observability, and IoT. Jason was recently recognized in 2023 and 2022 as a Channel Chief by Computer Reseller News and has previously been named one of the Top 100 under 50 Executive Leaders by Diversity MBA magazine. He has been a prominent and frequent speaker for Cisco global partner events, analyst conferences, industry activities and a contributor for thought leadership publications and business-related social media channels. Jason is one of the executive sponsors of the Cisco Social Justice Initiative and co-founder of the Alpha Phi Alpha Endowed Scholarship at the Rochester Institute of Technology. He has traveled the globe visiting partners in over 20 countries to stay current on various local business strategies and understand cultures that create success. Jason received his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, a Master of Engineering Management from the Washington State University, and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the Rochester Institute of Technology. Jason enjoys challenging endurance races, as well as time with his wife and two children.


November 8, 2023


Key Announcements from Cisco Partner Summit 2023

We have an exciting summary of announcements for our partners this year at Cisco Partner Summit 2023. The exciting aspect of these announcements is the broad portfolio they represent with products, programs, platforms, and tools to assist with partner productivity and profitability.

July 17, 2023


Great Wins for Cisco in CRN’s Tech Innovator Awards 2023

Cisco is well-represented in this years's CRN Tech Innovation Awards with next-generation solution leadership and I wanted to review some of the winning innovations. Take a look here.

November 1, 2022


Cisco Partner Summit 2022 Day One Highlights

On Day one of our Partner Summit 2022, we discussed Cisco products and solutions that are designed for Security Resilience. We also announced six new lightweight and customer-relevant Solution Specializations.

June 29, 2022


Reflections on Cisco Live 2022

Hybrid Work is a reality of our time. I want to share with you today some other highlighted themes that you may not have had the chance to explore fully at Cisco Live.

February 25, 2022


Diversifying our Partner Ecosystem – Building an Inclusive Partner Organization

As a leader in Cisco, my focus is on building and growing the business through our global ecosystem of partners. We evaluate how we impact environmental and critical social factors that drive business outcomes. We then drive change and bridge inequity gaps by using our technology, extended ecosystem, and our expertise to create more opportunities for more people.

February 21, 2022


ThousandEyes Announced Big News Going All In For Partners

Hybrid work, the move to the cloud and the rapid adoption of SaaS apps have created a borderless IT perimeter where cloud and internet networks are now extensions of the enterprise network. Craig Vario, Director, Partner Sales at ThousandEyes, discusses what Cisco can do for our global partners.

February 3, 2022


The Partner Launch Experience: Leading with Hybrid Work

We’re giving you exclusive partner-only content with the Cisco Partner Launch Experience – your primary place to get easy-to-consume information on what’s being launched and announced.

November 3, 2021


First Quarter NPI Highlights as we Head into Partner Summit 2021

As we head into Partner Summit 2021, I wanted to cover some of the highlights for the New Product Introductions (NPI) released in our first quarter of fiscal 2022.

June 3, 2021


Creating Your Cloud Future!

Cisco's strategy has evolved for many years and this week we have solidified our Hybrid, Multicloud, and App-centric cloud strategies with our Future Cloud launch. The span of opportunities has never been greater.