Luxy Thuraisingam

Head of Global Partner Marketing and Small and Medium Business

Luxy Thuraisingam is a scientist, storyteller, and leader working in the technology space, who sees the marketing landscape from a fresh perspective to meet emerging customer and partner needs with unique solutions. As Head of Global Partner Marketing and Small and Medium Business for Cisco, she’s invested in helping the sales and partner ecosystem drive immediate results, while laying the foundation for future growth. Her team uses a data-driven approach to build best-in-class global marketing programs across traditional and digital routes to market. Luxy joined Cisco in 2019 as the leader for Canada Growth Marketing where she helped transform the culture and delivered exceptional business results. When the pandemic hit, Luxy proved success in increasing vertical relevancy, resulting in her role expanding to also include the Americas Industry team. A seasoned marketing professional with more than 20 years of experience, Luxy spent much of her career in B2B and B2C leadership positions in technology and financial services organizations. A key to her success is developing high-performing leaders who bridge data and real-life applications to re-imagine go-to-market marketing operations at scale. She also believes diversity in culture and thinking is the foundation of organizational success and leads by example through inclusion. For a more detailed view of her experience, visit her LinkedIn Profile. Luxy’s passion for catalyzing new thinking in marketing has led to roles that include board of director positions with Canadian Marketing Association and Outward Bound. Luxy resides in Toronto and enjoys traveling with her husband and twins.


March 8, 2022


International Women’s Day 2022: Let’s #BreakTheBias, Together

I reached out to several of my female channel colleagues within Cisco and at our partner organizations and asked them a few questions about biases, advice they might have for other women, and what it means to them to #BreakTheBias. 

December 8, 2021


Let’s Keep the Conversation Going After Partner Summit

Looking back and reflecting on Cisco Partner Summit 2021 , I’m still so energized by all the announcements, launches, and sessions that took place. Before we close out this calendar year and everyone takes a little time to rest, reflect and re-energize, let’s take one last look back at Partner Summit 2021.

August 2, 2021


Winning Together: Cisco Partners Bring Out the Best in All of Us

“When our partners win, Cisco wins.” During the past 18 months, that is a constant that hasn’t wavered.

July 7, 2021


Welcoming two new leaders to Global Partner Marketing

Join Luxy Thuraisingam in congratulating the two newest directors on the Global Partner Marketing team, Christine Otts and Mark Murphy. They will play an instrumental role in supporting our partners and helping them to fulfill their future-ready promise.

May 12, 2021


The Future of Marketing is Bright. Are you Ready?

After the introduction from Michelle last week, I am excited to share my thoughts on Marketing Velocity Digital 2021. The last few weeks have been a whirlwind, as I transitioned to lead Cisco’s Global Partner Marketing team. Marketing Velocity gave me the opportunity to take a breath, and to help our partner marketers become future ready.