Lars Thorsen

Global Strategic Partner Sales Executive

Global Partner Organization

Lars currently focuses on driving business development and sales opportunities between Cisco and Amazon Web Services (AWS) to create unique value for our joint customers. Before leading the strategic partnership with AWS, Lars lead Strategy and Planning for Customer Success at Veritas LLC. Prior to Veritas, Lars spent 18 years here at Cisco leading Partner and Customer Operations North Americas and also CX Inside Sales North Americas. Outside of his work at Cisco, he enjoys spending time with his wife and 7 year old twins, 2 dogs and 5 chickens. When not at work you will find Lars gardening, cycling or hiking. Lars and his wife, Theresa, are active volunteers with the Marin Parents of Multiples Club (MPOMC) supporting needy families across Marin county.


May 19, 2020


Cisco and AWS Strategic Partnership: Working to Secure Your Acceleration to the Cloud

To help AWS customers, Cisco—a market leader in security—has built a security architecture around four key pillars: visibility, segmentation, threat protection, and identify and access management. 

March 9, 2020


Cisco and AWS: Making It Easier for Businesses to Accelerate their Cloud Journeys

I’ll summarize many of the ways our customers can benefit from the partnership between Cisco and AWS.