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Jim Scott

Vice President

Global Service Provider (GSP) Sales - EMEAR

Jim is the leader for Cisco’s Service Provider business for the EMEAR region (Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Russia), which is one of the largest and most dynamic markets for Cisco. We support telecommunications, media, web and cloud providers to enhance productivity and further grow as they digitize the world. Jim is responsible for our strategy, organization, daily operation and results, and a member of our EMEAR leadership team.

Prior to this, Jim lead the Service Provider solutions sales team, working with global customers in the telecoms, media, cloud and managed services market based in the UK & Ireland, Northern Europe & RCIS. Jim’s team combines hardware and software sales with technology and services expertise to help customers transform their businesses by enabling them to drive new revenues and increase business agility, while reducing costs and mitigating the risks from cyber security threats as well as commercial, market challenges.

Previous to taking on this role in August 2015, Jim headed up the Architectures team for the Service Provider segment in EMEAR, responsible for business and solutions development in the areas of service provider core, edge, optical and mobile networks, software-defined networks (SDN), network virtualization (NFV), cloud and data centre platforms.

Before that Jim was Client Director for the Vodafone global account and leader of the Mobility business - a team of technology experts focused on developing Cisco’s vision and architecture for the Mobile industry in EMEAR, managing Cisco’s Mobility Solutions portfolio, and driving best practices for marketing, field enablement and support of complex sales opportunities in the region.

Articles

January 14, 2020

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Making the impossible possible? That’s how we roll at Cisco.

As we experience a revolution in the economics of networking, Service Providers are set to take centre stage - and Cisco will be with them every step of the way. Silicon, optics, software and systems make up the the building blocks of the Internet for the Future, and it is the network that will bring it to life.

December 16, 2019

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Service Providers set to take centre stage at Cisco Live! 2020 in Barcelona

Service Providers (SPs) represent some of the largest enterprises in today’s changing world. Influenced by the fluid macro-economic and geo-political climates in which they operate, they are at the forefront of network transformation in a fiercely competitive, global market. Meeting the expectations of a data-hungry public, without compromising on performance or security while maintaining a […]

September 6, 2019

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Flex your Service Provider Sales Muscle and Get Ready for FY20!

Never have our Service Provider customers faced bigger challenges. In a world where end-users demand faster, better, cheaper, new technologies are coming in thick and fast; the cloud and 5G to name just two, squeezing margins and profitability.