Julia Chen

Vice President

Global Partner Transformation

Julia Chen is the Vice President of Global Partner Transformation, reporting to Oliver Tuszik, SVP of the Global Partner Organization at Cisco. Julia’s focus on helping our partners thrive with Cisco as we collectively transform helps drive ongoing innovation and business outcome solutions to our portfolio to better serve our customers.

Prior to her current role, Julia spent three years as the Senior Director of Strategy and Technology in the Office of the CEO, where she structured and informed decisions around the company strategy and ran the corporate planning process in partnership with finance. In addition, Julia led special projects, including transformation programs to make Cisco’s operations more efficient; founded Cortex, Cisco’s Machine Learning/AI Virtual Center of Excellence; and accelerated adoption of specific products.

Before Cisco, Julia was a Principal at The Boston Consulting Group and a leader in their Technology, Media & Telecommunications, and Operations practice group. She led teams to support the most senior executives of various enterprise and consumer technology companies as they managed organizational change, increased operational effectiveness, and accelerated business growth. Immediately before joining Cisco, she was the Director of Operations of the Los Angeles office of BCG.

Julia has a Master’s in Computer Engineering from Princeton University, as well as an MBA from Harvard Business School, and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of California - Los Angeles.

Outside of the office, Julia enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, running, swimming, cardio kickboxing.


March 17, 2022


#BreakTheBias: Some of the Most Important Work We Can Do

5 min read

International Women’s Day is a day to recognize the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. It’s also a day that stands as a call to action for women’s equality, because there is still progress to be made.  This month at Cisco we are running a series of blogs on this very important topic.  Let’s all #BreaktheBias together.

December 1, 2021


Technology for Good: Bringing ICU Patients and Families Together via Webex

3 min read

When the pandemic prevented family members from visiting loved ones in the Wollongong Hospital ICU, Taleka, Citrus Solutions, and Cisco came together to create HowRU, an innovative virtual visitation solution.

October 26, 2021


Cisco Partner Summit 2021 – Make Everything Possible with Customer Experience (CX)!

1 min read

Cisco Partner Summit 2021 starts on November 9, 2021. All registered Cisco partners can participate and enjoy the executive insights, rich content, and special guests that are the hallmarks of our premier partner event. Register today!

August 19, 2021


Delivering Worry-Free Network as-a-Service: A Cisco Partner Story

4 min read

Organizations want to focus their limited resources on core competencies, whether in construction, healthcare or accounting. Increasingly, this means that they want to outsource their IT infrastructure to experts whose core expertise is in deploying and managing it. In other words, businesses want the infrastructure they rely on—such as their local network—to simply work.

August 12, 2021


Improving the Lives of Low-Income Families: A Cisco Partner Story

3 min read

Three not-for-profit (NFP) organizations provided Internet access to their low-income residents by teaming with IT consulting firm Trajectory, Cisco Managed Service Partner Catalyst Technology Group and Cisco. This is their story.

June 25, 2021


Part of the Team to Eliminate Homelessness: A Cisco Partner Story

2 min read

Cisco Partner Infranet Technologies Group helps to enable the mission of Virginia Supportive Housing.

July 9, 2021


Delivering Network-as-a-Service for White Arkitekter: A Cisco Partner Story

3 min read

QLS Quality Solutions installed and manages a Network-as-a-Service solution for White Arkitekter, a Swedish architecture firm. Built on cisco technology, the NaaS solution eliminated network issues that the company was facing, and increased the overall productivity of its architects. Learn how Cisco can help build business outcomes for your customers.

April 8, 2021


Thank You, Partners, for TURNING IT UP at Cisco Live Global 2021

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Thank you Partners for TURNING IT UP at Cisco Live! We’re thrilled you were able to join us at Cisco Live Global 2021 last week for all the incredible broadcast content!

March 23, 2021


TURNING IT UP with our Partners: CX at Cisco Live Global 2021

1 min read

Get ready to turn up the excitement, the inspiration, the education, and the fun at Cisco Live! With our Partner early Access Experience, you can get access to sessions like Diving Business Outcomes with Cisco CX.

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