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Oliver Tuszik

Senior Vice President

Global Partner Sales and GM Routes to Market

Oliver Tuszik is the Senior Vice President of Cisco's Global Partner Sales and GM of Routes to Market. He and his team are responsible for supporting Cisco’s global ecosystem of partners who account for approximately 90 percent of Cisco’s annual bookings and are a unique differentiator in helping deliver business outcomes for customers with their unique solutions and capabilities. Tuszik leads a global team whose overarching goal is to support the profitability of Cisco’s partners by helping them perform to meet current business objectives and – at the same time – transform to capture new streams of recurring revenue through software, managed services, and as-a-service business models. With responsibility for developing new routes to market, partner program innovations and go-to-market campaigns, Tuszik and his leadership team help drive consistency and alignment across Cisco’s regional partner sales teams and ensure Cisco’s partners have a competitive advantage that empowers their growth, profitability, and customer satisfaction. Tuszik previously led Cisco’s sales in Germany where he was the Country Leader. He and his team drove five years of successive growth, achieved double digit growth twice, and earned the honor of Theater of the Year for the past two years. Under his leadership, Cisco Germany became a worldwide role model for Cisco’s Country Digitization Acceleration activities. Prior to joining Cisco in 2013, Tuszik was the CEO of Computacenter in Germany, one of Cisco’s largest partners. While at Computacenter, he led the consulting business, managed partner strategy, and spent two years running Computacenter’s networking & security business. Tuszik also spent many years in international leadership roles for GE Capital IT Solutions and CompuNet. Tuszik holds an Electronic Engineering degree and a Master of Science degree in Telecommunications and Computer Networks from the RWTH Aachen University in Germany. He and his wife have three children and they currently reside in San Jose, CA.

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December 8, 2022

PARTNER

Cisco Launches Industry-First Partnering for Purpose Initiative

Today marks the release of the 2022 Cisco Purpose Report, and while we continue to make great strides in our ESG efforts, we know that we can't do it without our partners. Read more to learn about Cisco's industry-first Partnering for Purpose Initiative.

November 3, 2022

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Cisco Partner Summit 2022 Ushers in the Age of the Partner

As we wrap up Cisco Partner Summit 2022, I’m not only energized by the past few days but very confident of our opportunity as we move into The Age of the Partner.

November 2, 2022

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Announcing Cisco’s Partner Summit 2022 Global Award Winners!

At Cisco Partner Summit, we celebrate our incredible partners and the amazing things they make possible. I’m thrilled to recognize 21 of our top-performing global partners and their respective achievements in 2022.

September 20, 2022

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Let’s Own It at Cisco Partner Summit 2022

There’s simply nothing better than gathering together with a group of people to engage in conversation, share perspectives, and celebrate. This year Partner Summit will take place November 1-3 and I cannot wait for you to see what we have planned for you.

August 4, 2022

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Buy, Validate, Check: Steps & Tools to Help Partners Protect Against Counterfeit Cisco Gear

There is strength in numbers. Cisco is an active member of the Alliance for Gray Market and Counterfeit Abatement and the International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition, non-profit organizations devoted to global Intellectual Property protection and combating product counterfeiting and piracy.

July 7, 2022

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Celebrating Our Cisco Partners Who Advance Environmental Sustainability

Today we are thrilled to announce the Cisco 2022 sustainability partner challenge winners for Asia Pacific, Japan, China (APJC), Europe, the Middle East, Africa (EMEA), Canada and Latin America (AMER Int’l).

June 27, 2022

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Create the Talent of the Future

Cisco believes equally in sustained support over time to help other people beyond moments of crisis. The Talent Bridge program addresses the tech skills gap, connecting Cisco and partner employers to qualified candidates.

May 9, 2022

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Record 38 Cisco Leaders Make CRN’s 2022 Women of the Channel List

Every year in May, CRN releases their highly-anticipated Women of the Channel List. This year’s list is not only the largest yet, but the number of Cisco leaders who were named to CRN’s 2022 Women of the Channel list is the most ever at 38!

March 7, 2022

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The Much-Overlooked Barrier of Growth

What will make this industry thrive, grow, evolve and stay relevant is our ability to attract and nurture a community that is truly as diverse as the markets, customers and technologies we represent. I’m referring to our collective diversity.