Phil Wolfenden

Vice President

CX Centres EMEA

Phil Wolfenden leads a strong team of 2,000 experts who deploy Cisco technologies that drive digital transformation for customers and partners to deliver value from their investments. With almost 30 years of IT and networking industry experience, Phil’s career spans executive and management positions starting at the Technical Assistance Centre (TAC) in Brussels, Belgium in 1997. He is a principal advocate for Inclusion and Diversity as Global Executive Co-Sponsor for Cisco’s Disability Action Network, and the EMEA sponsor for the Hidden Disabilities and Cancer Support Networks. Phil also sits on numerous industry bodies and advisory boards. Phil has lived in a number of countries across the globe but currently resides in the UK with his wife and two children. He is a graduate of Newcastle University in the UK and is a Chartered Engineer and a Cisco Certified Internet Expert (CCIE).


November 28, 2023


Phil’s Food for Thought – Career Development

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I’ve never had the intention to join the technology industry, in fact, I had never even heard of Cisco up until a couple of months before I joined the company, and now it’s been 27 years since I first started! In the multiple career development sessions that I have been a part of at Cisco, there were some recurrent questions and themes addressed, this is how I would summarise them.

December 20, 2021


Disabilities Around Us – Turning Awareness into Action

2 min read

In celebration of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (December 3rd) our offices in multiple cities around the world were lit purple. This global movement was started by PurpleSpace.org to celebrate and draw attention to the economic contribution of the 386 million disabled employees around the world.

January 22, 2018


8 “Don’t Miss” Services Things-To-Do at Cisco Live Barcelona 2018

3 min read

Heading to Cisco Live Barcelona, the place where IT superheroes unite? It’s time to plan how to get the most out of the event.