Jeff Samuels

Vice President, Product Marketing

Security Business Group

Jeff Samuels is vice president of security marketing for Cisco. A known thought leader around modern go-to-market strategy, he oversees marketing for the company’s multi-billion-dollar security products and solutions portfolio.

Prior to joining Cisco, Jeff held numerous executive-level product, marketing, and GM roles in the security, web hosting and communications industries.

Jeff joined Cisco from OpenDNS (acquired in August 2015) where he served as Chief Marketing Officer tasked with driving global adoption of OpenDNS’s cloud-delivered security services.

Prior to OpenDNS, he served as CMO at GoGrid, a leading Infrastructure-as-a-Service company. Under Jeff’s leadership, GoGrid scaled cloud services and successfully repositioned itself from a regional hosting company to a dominant cloud player recognized by Gartner as one of the world’s largest providers.

Jeff also served as General Manager and Vice President at Neustar (NYSE: NSR) and GM and EVP of Marketing at UltraDNS. Jeff holds a B.A. from Columbia University.


April 27, 2018


Raise the Bar, Make an Impact, Put Security Above Everything

2 min read

Cisco at RSA Conference 2018 At the RSA Conference (RSAC) 2018 last week, more attendees and exhibitors than ever before hit the streets of San Francisco. The annual gathering of...