Jim Walsh is the Senior Vice President of the Global Enterprise Segment, where he is responsible for developing and executing the go-to-market strategy for nearly 500 of Cisco's largest customers globally. Previously, Jim led sales for Cisco's multi-billion dollar Security business, where he drove cross-functional partnering with organizations across Cisco to help accelerate security sales.
Walsh's deep understanding of his clients' businesses and Cisco's technologies has been key to his success. He is well known for leading teams that consistently finish in the top 10 percent in both plan attainment and customer satisfaction.
Walsh has held several executive positions at Cisco, including Vice President and Chief of Staff for Cisco's President of Development and Worldwide Sales, where he was responsible for executing Cisco's strategic agenda. As Vice President of Financial Services for the Global Enterprise Theater, he also played a leading role in the growth of the financial markets business driving an innovative strategy that delivered tangible business outcomes for Cisco's largest and most strategic global financial services clients. Prior to this role, Walsh was the Client Director for Bank of America.
Before joining Cisco in 1996, Walsh held various field operations and sales positions at NYNEX.
Walsh has a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from Villanova University and an MBA degree from Fordham University. He is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.