Tim Silk

Systems Engineer Manager

US Federal Sales

Tim Silk leads Cisco’s US Public Sector Data Center Architect team. A veteran of government IT, he has supported Civilian, Intelligence, and DoD agencies as a Routing and Switching CCIE, data center specialist, and in engineering leadership positions for the past 17 years.

Tim lives in Northern Virginia with his wife, Chris, and their six children. He is an active volunteer for Hire Heroes USA (https://www.hireheroesusa.org) and in local community theatre as a web administrator, actor, and singer.


January 11, 2018


Bring Your Passion to Work

3 min read

Tim shares how bringing his passion - acting! - to work helps him as a Cisco manager.

September 19, 2017


Federal IT Modernization to Protect and Serve

2 min read

Executive Order 13794, The Establishment of the American Technology Council, set forth an initiative to modernize the federal government’s information technology infrastructure and systems. Issued May 1, 2017, the order’s first task for the ATC was to define its strategy to modernize IT. The Report to the President on Federal IT Modernization was released for […]

August 30, 2017


Digital Transformation in the US Public Sector – Think Intuitive

3 min read

The transition from rigid, monolithic applications to agile, distributed services is underway. Cisco has been patient, yet persistent in its focus on the network – the true underpinning of digital transformation.