Jose van Dijk

Vice President, Partner Performance and Experience

Global Partner and Routes to Market Sales

A 25-year Cisco veteran, José van Dijk is the Vice President of Partner Performance and Experience for Cisco's Global Partner and Routes to Market Sales (GPRS) organization. She is responsible for managing and improving the daily business and experience strategy for Cisco partners and internal partner sellers. Her organization runs the operational processes to align and orchestrate all centralized GPRS activities with Cisco’s field organization to improve our partners' experience and support partner sales functions. José has held numerous global leadership positions driving Cisco programs across the globe. She served as the leader of the Transformation Office for Cisco's Customer Experience organization as well as chief of staff for Maria Martinez, followed by a role as VP & Chief of Staff, Business Operations and Planning, and Service Provider. She has also established Cisco's first decentralized Customer Service organization based in Singapore, serving Asia-Pacific and Japan. She has led several country boards and councils for Brazil, Mexico, Russia, India, and China. As a Vice President for Country Enablement, she partnered with stakeholders to implement an agile operating model that resulted in 26 business entities in only nine months. Before Cisco, José held operations management positions at Apple Computer and Texas Instruments. She is married with two children and enjoys hiking, swimming, reading, traveling, and playing with her beautiful dogs, Brownie, Charlie, and Sammie.


April 3, 2023


Black Belt Academy: learn, apply, succeed at providing customer value!

The Cisco Black Belt Academy is a simplified enablement framework built to help partner sales and engineers learn Cisco’s competitive advantage and how Cisco solutions stack up against the competition.

February 17, 2023


Understanding Partner Practice Maturity to Grow Business

The key thing about Practice Maturity is that it aligns with our partners’ businesses as they grow. We are with our partners for each step, from developing to fully optimizing all potential opportunities.

November 2, 2022


Unleashing Constant Partner Platform Innovations

Cisco has a long history with our partner-led strategy. We continue investing in global partner channels to provide outcomes consistent with customer needs to become entirely digitized in the future.

October 27, 2022


Exciting Partner Summit 2022 Activities: Women of the Channel & Partner Journey Experience

“Let’s Own It” is the theme for this year's annual Cisco Partner Summit. There will be many great experiences for partners to get fully immersed with the key announcements. Including our Women in Channels reception hosted by Oliver Tuszik on Nov 1.

August 15, 2022


A Quarter Century of Globally Influenced Innovative Leadership

I have always been confident and true to who I am, and I needed to be because we were the trailblazers creating and innovating the plan as we went. Here is a glimpse into this journey.

July 15, 2022


Accelerating in every way possible

We understand that there are shifts in your business, so we created a one-stop Partner Experience Platform (PXP) to efficiently support and drive productivity in how you navigate change at the speed of your customer’s needs.

April 25, 2022


Building a Partner Bridge to Talent

Cisco created the Talent Bridge program to address the tech skills gap with a holistic approach of connecting Cisco and partner employers to qualified candidates. We support employers throughout their employee lifecycle and prepare talent to join the workforce.

April 18, 2022


Reflecting on International Women’s Day and Beyond

Recently I participated in Cisco’s Women of Impact as part of the International Women’s Day events. It was inspiring to be involved with these activities and share my journey with women and men alike.

March 18, 2022


Why the Right Partner Experience is Vital for Your Ecosystem Partnerships

With the wave of digital transformation, the shift to the cloud, and the acceleration of innovation and competition, successful organizations are investing and partnering to get ahead of the curve in what's being described as "The Decade of Ecosystems."