SVP, Global Collaboration Sales
Scott Brown leads Cisco’s Global Collaboration Sales and Go-to-Market organization and is responsible for the Collaboration product sales specialists, inside sales, pre-sales engineering, channel and ecosystem strategy, and routes to market. Collaboration is one of Cisco’s most competitive market segments and this $6B business is a critical part of the company’s overall SaaS transformation plan. Scott and his team are helping to redefine Cisco’s SaaS business strategy to bring subscription-based solutions to customers and partners. Scott brings a passion for building high-performing teams who love where they work, always put the customer and partner first, are driven to succeed and have an inherent disposition of ego-neutrality.
Scott joined Cisco from Amazon Web Services (AWS) where he led the global Go-to-Market teams for the Productivity Applications portfolio, which included Amazon Chime, Amazon Connect, the End User Computing (EUC) services of WorkSpaces, WorkDocs, among many other services. Scott was the first hire on the Amazon Connect Go-To-Market team and grew that business to become the fastest growing service in the history of AWS.
As a founding member of the Microsoft Unified Communications Incubation team, Scott spent 13 years at Microsoft where he helped launch the Lync platform globally, oversaw the acquisition of Skype and helped build Skype for Business into a $2B+ operation. He started his career at the Gallup Organization, building and managing contact centers around the globe.
Scott earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Nebraska, where he was also an ROTC Honor Graduate. He served in the U.S. Army and is a veteran of the Nebraska Army National Guard.