Joe Cozzolino

Senior Vice President

Cisco Services

Joe Cozzolino was named Senior Vice President of the Cisco Services organization in June 2015. In this role, he leads the services business portfolio, which delivers strategic consulting, platform, advanced and technical services solutions to customers and partners worldwide. His team helps Cisco customers transform their businesses through ‘connected’ service offerings that support their business goals and deliver business value.

Prior to this role, Joe was Senior Vice President and General Manager of Cisco's Mobility and Service Provider Video Infrastructure business groups. He was responsible for orchestrating global business strategy and execution for the entire Cisco mobility product portfolio and technology solutions for mobile service operators. He also led the strategy and development team for Cisco's video hardware portfolio, which includes cable modems, video gateways, home management gateways, and set-top boxes.

Joe joined Cisco in 2013 from Motorola, where he was Senior Vice President and General Manager of Video Network Infrastructure for Motorola Mobility, which included next-generation access, Cloud DVR, video processing, and IP solutions. During his time at Motorola, he was responsible for starting and running the video strategy for fixed-line operators business, growing it to over $1B revenue over a four-year period. He also led the company’s Home & Networks Mobility business in EMEA and Asia Pacific, where he was responsible for sales, services, and integration for complex mobile networks across the region as well as video service providers.

Earlier in his career, Joe led worldwide operations at RiverDelta Networks and was General Manager at ADC Telecommunications.

Joe holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and a master's degree in business administration from Anna Maria College. He splits his time between Boston, Mass., and San Jose, Calif.


April 16, 2018


Disrupting the Ordinary: Our Commitment to Diversity and Collaboration

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Last week I was fortunate to attend the Simmons Leadership Conference in Boston. In its 39th year, Simmons is considered the premiere professional development event for women. Each year...

March 29, 2018


Incident Response: A Key Part of a Comprehensive Security Strategy

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Daily headlines reveal a continued and urgent concern —cybersecurity attacks are now a daily challenge for business leaders. As businesses rely more on technology to reduce costs and improve productivity,...

March 16, 2018


Cisco and Reliance Jio Recognized as “Best of the Best” at Mobile World Congress

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Cisco Services and service provider partner Reliance Jio in India joint solution for mobile broadband and digital services won the Global Mobile Award (GLOMO) for Best Mobile Operator Service for Consumers.

February 8, 2018


Automation and Orchestration Help Customers Navigate Network Complexities

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Automation and orchestration enable more reliable network services for customers and users, greater service agility, better security, and dramatically reduced costs. They are no longer futuristic add-ons. They are must-haves for 21st century IT services.

January 9, 2018


What Do IT Services and a Mission to Mars Have in Common?

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IT services actually has a lot in common with launching a successful mission to Mars: commitment to a bold vision and thousands of engineers working tirelessly to make it real.

December 20, 2017


2017: A Lot to Be Proud Of

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Looking back on 2017 with gratitude and pride, I want to thank our employees, partners and customers for being part of the Cisco Services journey during the year.

November 29, 2017


Doing the Right Thing in Life-Changing Moments

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I’m proud that Cisco is continuing to ramp up the support we give our employees in the life-changing moments everyone faces from time to time.

October 5, 2017


Cisco Employees Give Back—Everywhere—with Heart and Ingenuity

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Together, Karen and Joe were co-sponsors of Cisco’s Global Service Month. Here are their reflections on the month.

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