Mike Weston, vice president, Middle East and Turkey, Cisco
Cisco Bolsters Leadership to Drive Regional Opportunities and Growth
Weston joins Cisco after more than 14 years with strategic partner, IBM and brings a wealth of experience in three areas critical to Cisco's future success in the region - data center, software and services. He has significant knowledge and understanding of how to lead successful business operations in both major and growth geographical markets. Mike has a real passion for customer success, which will be his primary focus.
At IBM, Weston held the position of VP since 2007, most recently as VP, Global ITS Sales for the Global Technical Services division. He also worked in the company's Software Group Division. Prior to IBM, Weston held a Data Centre senior leadership position for a large financial institution in the United Kingdom, before moving into software sales with CA. He began his career as a professional football player for Coventry City in the United Kingdom. He has worked and lived in Dubai, UAE for the last five years with his wife and two children.
Executive Quotes: Duncan Mitchell, senior vice president, Cisco Emerging Theater "Mike is a real asset to Cisco's leadership team in our Emerging Theater and 1 am confident in his ability to build on Cisco's significant and successful operations in the region, as well as his leadership to take our business to the next level. We have a highly skilled, professional and talented team committed to the success of the region, our customers and our partners. His breadth of technology experience will be invaluable as we continue to implement life changing networks."
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