Oliver Tuszik is the Senior Vice President of Cisco's Global Partner Organization. He has responsibility for managing and supporting 60,000+ global partners who represent the company's primary route to market. Cisco's Global Partner Organization encompasses value-added resellers, distributors, system integrators, independent software vendors and technology partners. This globally connected ecosystem accounts for more than 80 percent of Cisco's revenue and is a unique differentiator in helping deliver business outcomes for customers.
Tuszik and his leadership team are responsible for developing strategic initiatives and program innovations. With new solutions and services based on complementary technologies from Cisco and its partners, they will create alignment, profitable growth and capacity for Cisco and its partners. Tuszik and his team will continue simplifying the tools, processes, programs and offers that help partners be successful.
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. 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 is a member of the Präsidium of BITKOM e.V. and has been active in different initiatives with German government on a state and federal level. He is also a frequent speaker at conferences and senior executive events.
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 will be relocating from Germany to San Jose, CA.