Oliver Tuszik is the Senior Vice President of Cisco's Global Partner Sales and GM of Routes to Market. He and his team are responsible for supporting Cisco’s global ecosystem of partners who account for approximately 90 percent of Cisco’s annual bookings and are a unique differentiator in helping deliver business outcomes for customers with their unique solutions and capabilities.
Tuszik leads a global team whose overarching goal is to support the profitability of Cisco’s partners by helping them perform to meet current business objectives and – at the same time – transform to capture new streams of recurring revenue through software, managed services, and as-a-service business models. With responsibility for developing new routes to market, partner program innovations and go-to-market campaigns, Tuszik and his leadership team help drive consistency and alignment across Cisco’s regional partner sales teams and ensure Cisco’s partners have a competitive advantage that empowers their growth, profitability, and customer satisfaction.
Tuszik previously led Cisco’s sales in Germany where he was the Country Leader. He and his team drove five years of successive growth, achieved double digit growth twice, and earned the honor of Theater of the Year for the past two years. Under his leadership, Cisco Germany became a worldwide role model for Cisco’s Country Digitization Acceleration activities.
Prior to joining Cisco in 2013, Tuszik was the CEO of Computacenter in Germany, one of Cisco’s largest partners. While at Computacenter, he led the consulting business, managed partner strategy, and spent two years running Computacenter’s networking & security business. Tuszik also spent many years in international leadership roles for GE Capital IT Solutions and CompuNet.
Tuszik holds an Electronic Engineering degree and a Master of Science degree in Telecommunications and Computer Networks from the RWTH Aachen University in Germany. He and his wife have three children and they currently reside in San Jose, CA.