Shawn Yuskaitis

Security Go-to-Market Leader

Global Partner Organization

Shawn Yuskaitis leads the Global Security Partner go-to-market team within Cisco’s Global Partner Organization. He is responsible for the development of sales strategies, partner specializations & enablement, offers, new routes-to-market & security acquisitions. He is laser focused on accelerating Cisco Security business via innovative programs and promotions that create sales growth and unprecedented profitability for Cisco and its partners. Shawn has over 25 years of experience in IT and has held several sales leadership and business development positions internationally. He has lived and worked throughout the US, Western Europe and Latin America. Shawn currently lives in Tampa, Florida, with his wife and kids. When not working he is an avid runner and biker and is actively involved with his local community. Shawn is a board member within Tampa's Historic Hyde Park community. He is also the founder of the Irish 31 Running Club, which he started 10 years ago, it connects veterans (Team RWB), our allied forces, and members of the local community with physical and social activity and of course an occasional beer.


October 14, 2021


Grow your profitability with Cisco Secure

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. It’s a perfect time as a partner to evaluate your cybersecurity practice. Here latest programs and offers Cisco Secure has in place for you to maximize your profitability and grow in the cybersecurity market.

October 21, 2016


Connections: Vulnerabilities? Or Advantages?

When is the last time that you didn’t update the operating system on your phone? Or ignored those pop-up messages letting you know your software is out of date? Last week I was in Arizona with about 50 partner executives, a speaker from Talos asked us the same question. A small number of people raised their hand. […]

October 11, 2016


It’s a Triathlon, Not a Sprint

Fun fact: as many of you know, I am an avid triathlete. Not only do I constantly strive to achieve my personal best but I also like to encourage others to achieve their goals! About five years ago, I started a running group in Tampa, Florida. Since then, the group has grown to have over […]

October 6, 2016


Who You Gonna Call?

No matter how much pest prevention we do around our house, inevitably we’ll find a pest (or maybe even a lizard) in the house every now and then. It’s Florida. Real pests vs. intrusive, hostile or malicious computer code. Obvious? Maybe. Similar? You bet. In both situations, you react in either of two ways. The […]

September 29, 2016


The Security You Need (Before You Know You Need It)

Fall is finally here! Last weekend, the temperature dropped, so I cruised to the store with my windows down and my stereo playing Jack Johnson. I parked to run inside and get the few quick items. For a moment, I debated whether or not to roll up my windows. What’s the harm? Spoiler alert: I […]