Michael Veysey


Corporate Affairs

He joined Scientific Atlanta following 22 years at Gould Electronics, Inc., a subsidiary of Japan Energy Corporation, where he was Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. After Scientific Atlanta was acquired by Cisco, he became Vice President, Deputy General Counsel.

He has extensive experience managing a multi-national corporate law department. His areas of expertise include domestic and international acquisitions and divestitures, commercial and government contracts, criminal and civil litigation, compliance and environmental proceedings. In addition, his experience at Gould included, restructuring and managing multiple discontinued businesses, reducing high exposure legacy liabilities and successfully recovering over $100M in insurance recoveries.

His legal career includes Judge Advocate service in the U.S. Marine Corps where he served as a certified military judge and trial counsel at military courts-martial and administrative proceedings. He is a retired Colonel. Prior to joining Gould, he was a commercial litigator in Washington, D.C. with a private law firm.

Michael is a current member of the Cisco Foundation. He also served as past president of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation’s Georgia chapter and is on the board of the Atlanta Alzheimer’s Association. He attended Boston College Law School and Regis College in Denver, Colorado.


Cisco Celebrates Heroes on Veterans Day

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Today in the United States is Veterans Day, where we give thanks to the millions of veterans who have served our country in wartime and peace. Originally called Armistice Day in honor of the cessation of hostilities between the Allied nations and Germany in World War 1 on the 11th hour of the 11th day […]

Cisco, North Carolina Partner to Empower Military Veterans

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On Tuesday, October 20, North Carolina’s Governor Pat McCrory swore in retired U.S. Marine major general Cornell Wilson as the state’s first cabinet-level secretary of the new Department of Military and Veteran Affairs. Cisco’s Stan Roberts, a Research Triangle Park-based customer support engineer and former Marine wounded in Afghanistan, was invited by General Wilson to […]

Proud to be a National Leader in Veterans Employment

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On April 23, Cisco was honored to be part of the 4th anniversary and expansion of the Joining Forces Initiative, a White House project sponsored by first lady...

Proud to Be a Military Friendly Company

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On Veterans Day, I want to acknowledge and honor the men and women who have served in the U.S. armed forces … as well as the families, friends, and coworkers who have supported them. Cisco is a military friendly company and we are proud to be recognized today as a Military Friendly® Employer by Victory Media. Cisco’s […]

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