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Ken Trombetta

Vice President, Global and Strategic Partner Organization
Global Partners Organization (GPO)

Ken Trombetta is the Vice President of Cisco’s Global and Strategic Partner Organization, responsible for the global management of Cisco’s strategic partners and alliances. Encompassing system integrators, value-added resellers, services partners, software companies, and technology partners, this global connected partner ecosystem is a differentiator in helping deliver business outcomes for customers and driving growth across traditional and new routes to market. With innovative solutions and services based on complementary technologies from Cisco and its partners, Ken and his team ensure Cisco’s global partners and alliances have the right strategies in place to capture existing and new market opportunities.

Ken has spent the last 19+ years at Cisco leading sales and channel teams. Prior to his current role, he served as Vice President for the Worldwide Partner Organization leading the team that developed go-to-market strategies for technology architectures and solutions. Prior to that, Ken led the direct sales teams as the Area Vice President of Commercial East Sales, and served as a Client Director in the Global Enterprise Theater. Ken also served as a member of Cisco’s Worldwide Channels Board and the Partner Strategic Leadership Team.

Ken joined Cisco Systems in October 1998 from Ernst and Young Entrepreneurial Consulting Services, where he co-developed “Vision and Business Insight,” a strategic planning methodology.

He lives in Pittsburgh, PA with his wife and four children.

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