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.


September 5, 2017


Why Promoting Diversity Is Not Only the Right Thing to Do—It’s Also Good Business

I’m a numbers guy. So, it really got my attention when I learned that businesses which make diversity and inclusion a priority do better than others. In fact, U.S. companies in the top quartile for gender diversity have 15 percent higher financial performance than the national industry median. And for ethnic diversity the difference is […]

August 16, 2017


Three Musts for 21st Century Services

Remember the lonely Maytag repairman, just sitting around waiting for something to break? Those days of break-fix service models are over. Today, technical and professional services have become central to every aspect of most companies’ operations. That’s because businesses today rely more and more on complex technologies that power digital transformation through every aspect of […]

Fishing for Value in a Digital World

In Cisco Services, we do both. Our engineers are on the leading edge of new capabilities – security, cloud, automation, you name it. With more than 50 million network installations,...

July 10, 2016


Optimizing the Mobile Enterprise with Apple iOS and Cisco

Making business mobility simple is a lot of hard work, so we are changing the way we all work together.

June 7, 2016


CHILL Brings Home The Gold For Cisco at the Edison Awards

Kudos to the Cisco Hyperinnovation Living Labs (CHILL)! This cutting-edge group in Cisco Services took home the gold at the prestigious Edison Awards in the category of Collective Disruption. Established in 1987, the Edison Awards recognize and honor innovative products and business leaders. CHILL was nominated for a unique program in which a group of […]

November 13, 2014


Cisco SPotlight Series – The Year Ahead in Mobility

To address many questions about mobility, I am delighted to share with you our point-of-view through our “Cisco SPotlight Series,” an ongoing course of videos in which we answer questions and provide commentary on many hot topics in the service provider industry. In this latest video, I reveal what mobile operators and their customers, including […]

October 20, 2014


Cisco Continues Market Share Leadership in Mobility – First in Mobile IP Infrastructure, Packet Core, Mobile Backhaul, …

Over the summer, we shared with you the results of an ACG Report showing Cisco as the market share leader in Mobility. Then and today the usage of mobile devices has been on the rise. Unequivocally. The average smartphone user is accessing 26.8 apps every month for about 30.25 hours, an increase of 65 percent […]

October 15, 2014


Cisco Succeeded in Network Functions Virtualization System Trial

I’ve had the opportunity this year to meet with mobile operator leaders from around the globe. Whether they are large or small, focused on consumer services or businesses, or engaged in video or mobility, their ambitions are much in line with our strategy: to help them monetize and optimize their networks, while accelerating their ability […]

September 9, 2014


What Mobile Cloud Means for Service Providers and Enterprises

In an increasingly digital, mobile and connected world, organizations need new ways to maintain real-time contact with their employees, customers and partners. And mobile cloud will be a major force enabling these ubiquitous connections and reshaping the business landscape. The first post in this series, by Padmasree Warrior, explores how the convergence of mobility and […]