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Raja Sundaram

Vice President
Services Partners and Alliances

Cisco Vice President Raja Sundaram leads the Cisco Services Partners and Alliances organization. This global team develops and executes strategies that enable Cisco and its partners to deliver customer business outcomes while profitably growing and transforming Cisco’s services business in the world of hybrid IT, software, and Internet of Everything (IoE) solutions.

Sundaram is responsible for Services Partner Go-to-Market Strategies, Programs, and Partner Development. He also leads Services’ Strategic Alliances with Global System Integrators, Consulting Partners, Service Providers, Technology Partners, and Independent Software Vendors (ISVs). Raja also has leadership responsibility for the Services Commercial Segment.

His organization enhances Cisco’s services-led value proposition and ensures partner differentiation and profitability. The team has received several significant industry awards for innovation in programs and partner business consulting.

Sundaram has spent 18 years with Cisco, holding senior management roles in Sales, Business Development, Marketing, General Management, Operations, and Engineering.

He serves on the executive advisory board of the Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals (ASAP) for the Silicon Valley chapter. He has also been honored with a nomination to the CRN 2014, 2013, and 2012 Channel Chiefs list.

Sundaram holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of California at Berkeley and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Oklahoma State University.


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