Peter Karlstromer leads Cisco's Global Service Provider sales organization for the Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Russia (EMEAR) region. The Global Service Provider segment represents one of the largest and most dynamic markets for Cisco. As web, cloud, media, and communications providers are undergoing a historic transition, Peter's organization is working closely with customers to help them transform their businesses and rearchitect their networks, enabling them to become more agile and innovative and to achieve sustainable growth.
Previously Peter led the Cisco Northern Europe organization, where he and his team helped businesses in some of the world's most advanced IT economies stay at the forefront of technology and productivity. Before joining Cisco in 2012, Peter was a partner with McKinsey & Company for 15 years, assisting technology, software, and telecommunications organizations throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.
Peter holds a master of science degree in telecommunications and computer engineering and a master's degree in finance and business administration from Lund University in Sweden. He is married with two children.