Nirav Sheth

Vice President, Partner Solutions, Architectures & Engineering.

Partner Solutions, Architectures & Engineering

Nirav Sheth is the Solutions, Architectures, & Engineering leader for the Global Partner Organization at Cisco. With a team of several hundred channel leaders working with thousands of partners, Nirav’s organization is responsible for partner enablement/capacity, technology strategy, and helping our partners develop practice capabilities to bring Cisco solutions to the market.

With teams focused across Cisco established architectures, emerging solutions such as SDN and Cloud, as well as a Partner Digital Transformation office to support our partners as they drive LoB relevancy, Nirav’s organization supports Cisco’s ability to drive more than 90% of its revenue.

Nirav’s successful tenure at Cisco spans over 16 years, with experience ranging from Catalyst Switching product development, Professional Services, Technical Services, and Channel Sales. In Technical Services Nirav built and ran TAC operations around the world with nearly 1000 engineers distributed across GEOs, and later was responsible for Service Delivery of Enterprise and SP Networking TAC across all Cisco customer segments where his organization delivered the highest CSAT scores for two consecutive years. Nirav has participated in the World Economic Forum, and has been a speaker at the Technology Services Industry Association TS World events. A highly entrepreneurial and collaborative leader, Nirav’s #1 priority is to always invest in his people.

Nirav earned his Bachelor degree at the University of Alabama Birmingham, his MBA from the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University, and a Master degree in International Affairs from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.


September 24, 2019


Pumpkins and Partner Profitability

Catch up on the kids heading back to school, pumpkin-spiced everything, and the excitement around sharing information with Cisco Partners as we near Cisco Partner Summit 2019.

June 10, 2019


We all make possible together

Who could have imagined connected cars, micro-lending, remote education, or video-enabled physicians? We never accomplish these things alone, however. It’s only possible with our channel partners.

May 7, 2019


Cisco Has a New Innovation Engine – You!

Innovation. It’s one of my favorite words because it shows how transformations can take shape when teams are performing well, and working together.

April 30, 2019


The Future of Access is Now

We are expanding our intent-based networking portfolio with next-generation wireless access points, campus core switching, and ecosystem partnerships. Read more for a quick high level run through.

April 22, 2019


The Ultimate Flexibility – Cisco Nexus Full Stack Subscription

Now, enterprises can realize on-demand and pay-as-you-go plans for hardware, software and services through cloud computing and cloud services.

January 30, 2019


New Data Center Anywhere Expands Partner Business Everywhere

Data centers used to be easy to find. Behind some secured door in a windowless room at company headquarters, mainframes churned data all day long. Not anymore. Data lives everywhere...

January 3, 2019


Innovation Grows in the Hands of Cisco Partners

This Innovation Challenge was created to accelerate partner-developed applications that add value on top of Cisco technology.

December 19, 2018


Partners Pick Cisco for Multiple CRN Product of the Year Wins

Cisco’s goal is to deliver best-in-class solutions that make a difference for our customers and the world. We are committed to delivering those solutions in lockstep with our partners.