Marco De Martin is the Senior Vice President of Cisco’s Global Supplier Management, a key function of Cisco’s Supply Chain Operations. This organization is responsible for the strategic sourcing of technology solutions, supplier management, supply planning, and cost management of all hardware components that power Cisco’s world-class product portfolio. The team is responsible for the management of +400 unique component suppliers and manufacturing partners, and for +$7.5B in annual spend.
Joining Cisco more than 22 years ago, Marco has held several leadership roles across Cisco’s Supply Chain organizations, including Director of Partner Management, Senior Director of China Operations, Senior Director of Global Supplier Management, and Vice President of APJC Manufacturing & Logistics.
Marco’s passion for innovation, deep supply chain expertise and his prioritization of building strong relationships with stakeholders and suppliers have proven pivotal in times of crises and navigating volatile economic environments. Additionally, his focus on mentorship and employee development has played a critical role in developing Cisco’s talent in Asia and all over the world.
Marco holds a MSc in Business Economics (“Laurea in Economia Aziendale”) from Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi in Milan, Italy.