Partner Super Session
Tuesday, June 25, 4:45 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Join John Graham, Vice President for Systems Engineering in the Americas Geographic Region at Cisco and key Cisco partners in a unique fireside chat session focusing on emerging industry trends, the related technology challenges, and the potential solutions. This session will help you put your week of learning in the context and provide fresh insight into the changes in store for the industry and your career.
As the Engineering lead, Graham is responsible for the pre-sales engineering teams who support Cisco customers throughout the Amercas, from our top service providers and enterprise accounts to the public sector and small to medium-sized businesses.
Graham has a track record of producing results and increasing customer intimacy by driving change with balanced risk. In order to improve Cisco’s overall customer experience, he has consistently implemented new models of support in the technical organization in sales. His approach, which places an emphasis on architectural frameworks for IT, requires Cisco’s technical sales teams to apply deep product expertise in consultative selling engagements.”
Over the course of his 12 year career at Cisco, Graham has held several key leadership roles including Senior Director, Systems Engineering for the US Enterprise. In this role, Graham and his team focused on growing Cisco’s enterprise business through intimacy with Cisco’s largest 700 enterprise customers. He also gained significant technical leadership experience as the former Director, Systems Engineering for the Central Area of the US and as Director, Systems Engineering for vertical architectures.
Before joining Cisco, Graham served as VP for First Chicago NBD Bank and held various positions in IT, including for the Internal Revenue Service.
Married with a son and two daughters, Graham enjoys reading, biking and tennis.