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José Luis Salazar

Global Senior Manager, Customer Experience

Cisco Global Partner Organization

José Luis Salazar reports directly to the Global Partner Organization at Cisco since 2012. In his current role, he is responsible for driving and increasing Cisco's Customer Experience services market share through the company's global network of business partners, with specific focus on IoT, Enterprise Networking and Cisco Managed Services. He is also responsible for the cross architectural global technology strategy for the Customer Experience Success Portfolio Partner Go-To-Market team. In his previous role he led the GTM strategy for the engagement with business partners for Cisco's Energy and Transportation vertical solutions globally.

José Luis joined Cisco in 2006 as an Enterprise Systems Engineer. For over 3 years he was the Emerging Technologies technical lead in Ireland where he was recognized for strategic wins in Physical Security and Digital Media Systems. In 2010 José Luis became a Territory Business Manager driving key customer accounts and managing a large territory, after that he became a Large Opportunities Account Manager in Ireland responsible for managing Commercial accounts with a high revenue potential.

Prior to Cisco, José Luis worked in R&D and Pre-Sales roles in the Service Provider Eircom, as well as in Ericsson Eurolab Deutschland and Nortel Networks in Germany, Sweden and Ireland in projects ranging from software development and prototyping of encryption payment algorithms to telecommunications management systems, unified communications, mobility and security.

José Luis holds a Master of Science in Engineering (M.Sc.Eng.) in Data Communications from the Departments of Electronic & Electrical Engineering and Computer Science of the University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom where he was awarded a scholarship by the National Council on Science and Technology of Mexico to course his degree. He also holds a Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.) in Electronics & Communications with a Graduate Diploma in Telecommunications from the Tecnológico de Monterrey.

Articles

October 11, 2019

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Customer Experience Partner Insights

Tap into Cisco's tools, resources and on-demand services available today to help our Partners' evolution to delivering a new customer experience.

July 17, 2019

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Critical Network Infrastructure in IoT Industries

By the year 2021 up to 41% of all data traffic will be delivered across multiple countries.

May 15, 2019

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Artificial Intelligence Partner Opportunity

A short time ago I had the opportunity to participate in the AI Partner and Customer events that we had in our Innovation Centers in Paris, London and Berlin. The...

January 25, 2019

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Security in Utilities: an architectural approach for partners.

In order to prevent security incidents from happening companies have to evolve their security approach to a phased security architecture.

Partnering in Oil & Gas Opportunities

Nowadays when people think of Oil & Gas they tend to link this industry with pollution, depletion of natural resources and super-rich countries that base their economies and lifestyle on...

July 9, 2018

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The Future of Utilities: A Partner Opportunity

Jose Luis Salazar shares some of the most important mega-trends impacting the utilities market and the opportunity for Cisco partners.

April 10, 2018

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All Roads Lead to Partner Opportunities in Transportation

We know that the transportation industry is going through a digital transformation. Learn more about the Partner opportunity with Cisco transportation solutions.