Mike Witzman

Senior Director, Solutions Engineering

US Public Sector

Mike Witzman is an experienced technology sales executive focused on serving US Public Sector customers. His team of 400 managers and solutions engineers help Federal government, state/local government, and educational institutions apply technology to better achieve their missions of protecting, serving, and educating our communities. With more than 30 years of experience in leadership and technology sales, Mike brings a genuine love of technology innovation, active engagement with customer and partner executives, and a passion for the solutions engineering organization. He is a technologist at heart and energizes his teams around technology transitions and public service at all levels. He coaches, mentors and sponsors new and aspiring leaders, and is an active ally in diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. Mike has experience across many theaters within Cisco including Global Enterprise, US Commercial, and most recently SLED – all in solutions engineering. He started as an Enterprise Systems Engineer where he achieved Cisco’s highest technical certification – CCIE #6907 in Routing and Switching (Emeritus). Over the last 6 years, he has immersed himself in the SLED customer vertical communities with a focus on cybersecurity maturity and efficacy. Prior to Cisco, Mike served from 1994-1998 in the U.S. Air Force, where he was a Communications Officer at the Air Force Communications Agency (AFCA). He interfaced regularly with DISA and tested commercial network management solutions deployed to the Base Network Control Centers at more than 100 global Air Force bases. He was also an early member of AFCA’s Scope Net, providing network optimization planning and critical incident support to Major Commands and individual bases. Mike earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Notre Dame and a Finance MBA from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business.


June 2, 2024


Cisco Defense Orchestrator’s Path to FedRAMP Authorization

4 min read

Join us as we shed some light on the status and processes involved for achieving FedRAMP® Authorization for Cisco Defense Orchestrator (CDO).

December 13, 2023


What Should We Expect for State and Local Government IT Priorities in 2024?

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As we enter 2024, we are seeing IT leaders in state and local government crystalizing the new year's focus in four key areas. Find out what they are how they can impact your agency in the coming year.

May 22, 2023


Digital Inclusion Demands Broadband Expansion and Government Service Transformation

4 min read

Focusing on digital inclusion is now a necessity for state and local governments as they create digital delivery systems that are accessible to all residents. Discover why.

November 22, 2021


NASCIO 2021 State CIO Survey: Driving Digital Acceleration

3 min read

Find out what State CIOs really think about government IT and what is next on their to-do list, all in the NASCIO 2021 State CIO Survey.

June 4, 2021


The Future of Work: Governments’ Next Normal

4 min read

How and where government serves the people has changed forever. See the future of work for government workers.