We simply wrapped up a tremendous few days in Miami Seashore at Cisco Companion Summit 2023, the place we had the chance to attach, study, and have a good time the entire wonderful issues our companions are doing to assist our mutual prospects obtain their enterprise transformation targets.
There have been so many moments final week that stood out to me, from spending time with different advertising leaders to the entire keynotes. Listed below are my key takeaways from Cisco Companion Summit 2023:
Advertising and marketing Velocity Govt Trade
On Monday, November 6, I had the respect of internet hosting about 50 different advertising executives from our companions on the Advertising and marketing Velocity Govt Trade. Not solely was it a good way to kick off Companion Summit, it was a superb alternative to study from each other, trade greatest practices and insights, and be open and susceptible concerning the challenges and alternatives we’re all dealing with as advertising leaders right now.
Rodney Clark Introduced Because the New Companion Chief
Whereas it’s bittersweet to say goodbye to Oliver Tuszik because the chief of International Companion 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 associate group on predominant stage by Jeff Sharritts and Oliver throughout the Day 1 International Perception Session, and having the chance to listen to from him and study extra about why he selected to hitch Cisco and his imaginative and prescient for transferring ahead.
Wonderful One on Ones
Companion Summit is considered one of my favourite occasions as a result of it provides me the prospect to satisfy and communicate with our companions. Over the course of the week, I had the chance to satisfy, study from, and trade concepts with so lots of our valued companions. Your suggestions is invaluable and vitally necessary, and each single dialog and one on one has energized and impressed me.
Key Messages from Mainstage International Perception Periods
As common, the mainstage International Perception Periods from Cisco Companion 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 wonderful issues our Partnering for Objective initiative has completed because it was launched finally yr’s Companion 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 relating to hybrid work with new Webex improvements.
Concentrate on SMB
So many instances over the course of the week I heard companions speaking about SMB and the way it’s a precedence for them. Cisco is totally 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 influence classes, conversations, one on ones, press and analyst classes, and extra.
I hope you all loved Cisco Companion Summit 2023 as a lot as I did, and I can’t wait to see you all subsequent yr at Cisco Companion Summit 2024.
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