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Oliver Tuszik

Senior Vice President

Global Partner Sales

Oliver Tuszik is the Senior Vice President of Cisco's Global Partner Sales. 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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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.

February 21, 2022

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Envisioning more Partner Value with ThousandEyes, Now All In with the Channel

We’re helping our partners further deliver on their commitment to customers by announcing that Cisco ThousandEyes is moving to a full channel sales model. I’m thrilled about this and the work our teams are doing to support partners' needs in adding this capability to their Cisco portfolio.

December 14, 2021

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Building On Our Success for the Opportunities Ahead

If 2021 is any indication, 2022 will continue to be challenging – at least in the beginning. But at the same time, it also marks a period of potential growth, profitability, and an opportunity to reach higher.

November 9, 2021

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Announcing Cisco’s 2021 Partner Summit Global Award Winners!

Cisco Partner Summit is always a time to celebrate the incredible things partners have made possible, and every year, as part of this great event, we recognize our top-performing partners and their incredible achievements. I’m thrilled to announce the 20 global partners receiving top honors at this year’s Partner Summit.

September 29, 2021

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Make Everything Possible

Cisco Partner Summit 2021 is around the corner! I hope you’re looking forward to this special event as much as I am. Registration is now open, and I can’t wait to celebrate everything you’ve helped make possible—and will continue to make possible.

April 28, 2021

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Look Closely Before Hitting “Buy”

I was about to hit “Buy” for a name brand microphone when I noticed something was a bit off. Looking more closely, I realized this was not the true brand I thought it was and that it was being sold by a suspicious third party. My experience was trivial compared to what can happen to Cisco’s partners with gray market and counterfeit products which account for over $1 Billion in displaced sales annually.

March 11, 2021

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Sneak Peek at Exclusive Cisco Live Content

At the end of the month, we’ll TURN IT UP at Cisco Live! Cisco partners and distributors will be able to enjoy exclusive content as part of our Early Access Experience starting on March 22.

December 18, 2020

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The Most Wonderful Time of an Unusual Year

This year, more than ever, I am grateful for you, our partners, and for everything we’ve learned and achieved together.