Jim McHugh

Vice President, Product and Solutions Marketing

Unified Computing Systems

Jim McHugh has over 20 Years of Experience as a Marketing Executive and Leadership Positions with Start-Up, Mid-Sized, and High-Profile Companies, including Sun Microsystems and Apple pior to joining Cisco Systems, Inc..

Jim is the Vice President of Product and Solutions Marketing for Unified Computing Systems at Cisco. He leads and drives Marketing initiatives for UCS and partner solutions marketing (including EMC, Intel, NetApp, SAP, Microsoft, and VCE.) Jim is focused on buildling a vision for organizational success and executing marketing strategies measured by achievement of UCS revenue, market share, and growth.

He has a deep knowledge and understanding of business drivers, market/customer dynamics, and technology-centered products. Managed a multi-discipline teams delivering; Brand, Demand Generation, Social Media, Strategic Planning, Customer Intelligence and all Integrated Marketing Communications functions.

Jim holds an International MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management.


June 5, 2015


Join Us for Datacenter Innovation Talk at Cisco Live

Digital transformation hinges on the performance of the datacenter. Cisco would like to share how digital transformation is turning traditional business models on their heads, enabling new innovative customer experiences. This is creating new business dynamics where speed is vital for organizations to stay competitive. Want to learn more? Make sure not to miss “The […]

June 4, 2015


Why I Love Big Data Partner Series 3: Big Data and Analytics Changing All Aspects of our Lives

I am so glad that Todd is next up in our Why I Love Big Data Partner Series, because he is definitely excited about the potential ways Big Data unlocks the value of IoE. Please come by CiscoLive and see Cisco, Cloudera, and Tableau use data-driven, predictive insights to help medical teams improve quality of […]

June 3, 2015


Why I Love Big Data Partner Series 2: Reduced Downtime, Happier Customers and Improved TCO with SAP, Hortonworks and Cis …

Following the Hortonworks Blog, we are lucky to have James Gold from SAP as next blogger in the Why I love Big Data guest partner series. James explains how customers experience is greatly improved via predictive maintenance in a connected factory. James Gold, Director, Global Technology Partner Marketing, SAP SE Jim is an enterprise software veteran who’s […]

June 2, 2015


Why I Love Big Data Partner Series 1: Leverage Big Data at Scale, with Cisco and Hortonworks

As the first in the series of “Why I love Big Data blogs” with our Big Data and Analytics partners, I am pleased to have Cecile...

May 29, 2015


Cisco and Big Data and Analytics Partners unveil vertical solutions at Cisco Live

Why do I love Big Data so much? It’s because there are endless possibilities to deliver on the Internet of Everything (IoE) opportunity that will create new capabilities, richer experiences, and unprecedented economic opportunities for businesses, countries, and individuals. Analytics is an enormous part of that value creation and is estimated to drive $7.3T of the $19T IoE opportunity over […]

May 5, 2015


Cisco Innovation Highlights Microsoft Ignite

Today at Microsoft Ignite, Cisco continues to prove out our commitment to delivering the best data center and networking infrastructure solutions for the Microsoft portfolio. The proof comes in the form of new Cisco innovations that we committed to deliver as part of our joint multi-year go-to-market agreement with Microsoft in July 2014. Building on […]

February 27, 2015


Oh, The Things You Learn After Hours!

It’s been a busy couple of weeks for us in big data land. One thing that struck me is how much we learned about the big data and analytics space after hours at Strata Hadoop, and sometimes that can be just as exciting as what we learn during the sessions. I have a couple of […]

February 5, 2015


On February 12 Partners Learn How Cisco Big Data Analytics Transforms Business

In an Internet of Everything era, enterprises and public sector organizations have developed an insatiable appetite for data. Data is being gathered from an increasing number of sources, and—from an analytics perspective—the more data your customers have, the better the insights they can gain. We recognize that analytics represent a truly transformational business opportunity for […]

November 3, 2014


Cisco and Red Hat – All In with OpenStack for the Enterprise

When it comes to driving innovation in next generation data center architectures, open source is clearly at the forefront. A perfect example is OpenStack, which is defining the future of cloud computing across private, public and hybrid clouds. This innovation is being driven by a strong and vibrant community that is taking place in Paris […]