Jeff Sharritts

EVP and Chief Customer and Partner Officer

As Executive Vice President and Chief Customer and Partner Officer, Jeff Sharritts is responsible for worldwide sales, marketing, and partner operations. In this role, Jeff is evolving and executing Cisco’s go-to market strategy as the company continues to transform its business toward software and subscriptions. As an experienced leader, he is committed to a customer-first perspective, an always-learning mindset, and consciously building an inclusive and diverse workforce. He’s known for his ability to build highly functioning teams that work collaboratively to solve their customers and partners biggest challenges. During his 22-year career at Cisco, Jeff has held several leadership positions for top-performing teams in Commercial, Public Sector, Service Provider, and Channels organizations. His most recent role was Senior Vice President of the Americas, the largest of Cisco’s three geographic regions, responsible for more than $29 billion in annual sales for the company. Previously, Jeff served as SVP of Cisco’s U.S. Commercial organization, which received the Chairman’s Choice award for top theater two years in a row. He is the Executive Sponsor of Cisco’s Connected Black Professionals and Connected Disability Action Network employee resource organizations. Outside of Cisco, Jeff sits on the Board of Directors for Mueller Water Products, Inc. Prior to Cisco, Jeff held sales management positions at both Marconi Communications and Panduit. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from The Ohio State University. He currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia, where he and his wife of more than 20 years raised four children and now take pride in spending time with their two grandchildren.


May 3, 2024


Strengthening our U.S. Public Sector Leadership Team with the Promotion of two Industry Veterans

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We're pleased to announce the promotions of Gary DePreta and Mike Witzman to key senior leadership positions. Their new roles come at a transformative time for Cisco as we reinforce our commitment to our Public Sector customers across government and education.

February 5, 2024


Congratulations to Cisco’s 2024 CRN Channel Chiefs!

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This is always an exciting time of year at Cisco. Today not only marks the start of Cisco Live EMEA, it’s also the release date of the 2024 CRN Channel Chiefs list. There’s no better way to kick off an amazing week with our customers and partners than by celebrating Cisco’s channel leaders—the best in […]

November 17, 2023


Cisco and Our Partners: We Are Greater Together!

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Thank you to all of our Partners who joined us digitally or traveled to Miami Beach for Cisco Partner Summit 2023. This event is one we look forward to all year – and what an amazing week it was!

November 6, 2023


Cisco Welcomes Rodney Clark to Lead Global Partner Sales

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As Senior Vice President for Partnerships and Small & Medium Business, Rodney will empower Cisco’s global ecosystem of partners to maximize the massive opportunities in the Small and Medium Business segment.

November 8, 2023


Greater Together: Cisco Partner Summit 2023 Global Award Winners

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Cisco Partner Summit is a time to celebrate our amazing partners and the incredible things they make possible. I’m thrilled to announce the 21 global partners receiving top honors at Cisco Partner Summit 2023.

September 26, 2023


Let’s be Greater Together at Cisco Partner Summit 2023

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Peanut butter and jelly. Milk and cookies. Cisco and Cisco Partners. Some things are simply greater together. Join us for Cisco Partner Summit 2023 taking place November 6-9. We are Greater Together!

February 6, 2023


Congratulations to Cisco’s 2023 CRN Channel Chiefs!

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I am deeply honored and incredibly proud to be working alongside such a remarkable group of leaders. They are truly the best in the industry and consistently demonstrate this through their dedication to helping our partners deliver exceptional outcomes and solutions for our shared customers.