Robin Olds

Business Development Manager

Service Provider - Americas

Robin Olds is a Business Development Manager for strategy and innovation in the Americas Service Provider vertical at Cisco Systems, Inc., and is based in Columbia, SC. He has been in the network industry for over 23+ years and has worked within healthcare, financial, manufacturing, service provider, and SLED verticals. Robin is recognized as the thought leader for Cisco's Rural Broadband program. Robin joined Cisco in 2013 as a Account Manager in US Commercial and transitioned in 2016 to Americas Service Provider. In 2019, Robin was offered the opportunity to be a Business Development Manager for sales strategy covering the Mid-Market space for Americas Service Provider and now helps lead our strategy and innovation in Americas Service Provider. Prior to joining Cisco, Robin has held various sales and engineering positions but most notably with AT&T, Dell, Brocade and Websense. Robin is a US Army Veteran, customer advocate and IT thought leader as well as a proud dad of two boys.


Test-Drive the Next Generation of Rural Broadband Technologies: Introducing the Cisco Rural Broadband Innovation Center

Service providers have been working with governments for years to try to meet the need for faster, higher-capacity rural broadband. Located in Raleigh, North Carolina, the Cisco Rural Broadband Innovation Center showcases the amazing things that rural service providers can now do with their networks. Read this blog to see solutions highlighted.

December 16, 2020


You Are an FCC RDOF Bid Winner, Now What?

Cisco’s rural broadband solutions offer open access, software defined network transport, automation, and programmability to ensure Service Providers can deliver the quality of service, resiliency and security to your winning RDOF bid.