We simply wrapped up a tremendous few days in Miami Seashore at Cisco Associate Summit 2023, the place we had the chance to attach, be taught, and rejoice the entire superb issues our companions are doing to assist our mutual clients obtain their enterprise transformation targets.
There have been so many moments final week that stood out to me, from spending time with different advertising and marketing leaders to the entire keynotes. Listed below are my key takeaways from Cisco Associate Summit 2023:
Advertising and marketing Velocity Government Alternate
On Monday, November 6, I had the honour of internet hosting about 50 different advertising and marketing executives from our companions on the Advertising and marketing Velocity Government Alternate. Not solely was it an effective way to kick off Associate Summit, it was a wonderful alternative to be taught from each other, change finest practices and insights, and be open and susceptible concerning the challenges and alternatives we’re all going through as advertising and marketing leaders at the moment.
Rodney Clark Introduced Because the New Associate Chief
Whereas it’s bittersweet to say goodbye to Oliver Tuszik because the chief of International Associate Routes to Market and Gross sales, it was extremely thrilling to have Rodney Clark introduced on November 6, as Senior Vice President, Partnerships and Small & Medium Enterprise. Much more thrilling was seeing Rodney launched to our accomplice neighborhood on major stage by Jeff Sharritts and Oliver throughout the Day 1 International Perception Session, and having the chance to listen to from him and be taught extra about why he selected to hitch Cisco and his imaginative and prescient for transferring ahead.
Superb One on Ones
Associate Summit is considered one of my favourite occasions as a result of it offers me the possibility to satisfy and converse with our companions. Over the course of the week, I had the chance to satisfy, be taught from, and change concepts with so a lot of our valued companions. Your suggestions is invaluable and vitally essential, and each single dialog and one on one has energized and impressed me.
Key Messages from Mainstage International Perception Classes
As normal, the mainstage International Perception Classes from Cisco Associate Summit had been filled with inspiring messages, launches, bulletins, and photo-worthy moments. Chuck Robbins reiterated Cisco’s dedication to Powering an Inclusive Future for All and mirrored on the superb issues our Partnering for Objective initiative has completed because it was launched eventually 12 months’s Associate Summit. On Wednesday Jonathan Davidson dug into Cisco’s—and our companions’—dedication to sustainability, and Jeetu Patel highlighted how Cisco is main the way in which in terms of hybrid work with new Webex improvements.
Give attention to SMB
So many occasions over the course of the week I heard companions speaking about SMB and the way it’s a precedence for them. Cisco is absolutely dedicated to SMB, which was reiterated not solely throughout the Day 2 International Perception Session chat between Jeff Sharrits, Andrew Sage, Alexandra Zagury, and Jose Van Dijk; but in addition throughout enterprise impression classes, conversations, one on ones, press and analyst classes, and extra.
I hope you all loved Cisco Associate Summit 2023 as a lot as I did, and I can’t wait to see you all subsequent 12 months at Cisco Associate Summit 2024.
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