US Public Sector Senior Engineering Director
Marcus leads System Engineering for US Public Sector. He and his team of 520 Systems Engineering Leaders, Systems Engineers and Architects are responsible for the discovery of business/mission requirements and the design of a secure intelligent platform to support the digital business journey of our Public Sector customers, both directly and through partners. This business is worth $6B annually to Cisco.
Prior to his current role, Marc spent 6 years as a System Engineering Director for the Public Sector State/Local Government and Education sales SE team who were responsible for over $1.8B in annual product and services business.
As an 18+ year Cisco veteran, Marc has extensive experience in the Public Sector, Enterprise, and Commercial Territory/Select business sectors and has held roles with increasing responsibility starting as a Systems Engineer, SE Manager, Senior SE Manager and now Director. He also achieved his Cisco Certified Internetworking Expert Certification (CCIE #10079) in 2002.
Marc has 30 years of systems engineering and management experience, serving our country in the US Air Force where he spent more than eight years as a Tech Controller at Clark Airbase in the Philippines and Gunter AFB in Montgomery, AL.
Marc lives in Southern California with his best half, Christelle Gigant and their dog Lola, and when time permits, he spends time on the family farm in Mississippi working on restoring a historic 1870s era home as well as working on various conservation projects. He is proud dad to his son Caleb, who will attend Logan University this fall, to complete his degree in chiropractic, and grandfather to granddaughters, Mayce and Harley. Marc loves the outdoors where he spends time running, cycling, swimming, hiking, hunting and fishing.