As vice president of Cisco’s partner-managed and XaaS sales organization, Alexandra Zagury leads the development of Cisco’s strategy to drive its more than $10 billion partner-managed business and go-to-market capability for the pivot to cloud as-a-service, a critical piece of Cisco’s ongoing evolution. Her team accelerates meaningful business outcomes for partners and customers by developing new business models, offers and programs that support the managed and as-a-service route-to-market.
Previously, Zagury ran the sales transformation of Cisco’s 7,000-person Global Specialist organization, devising the strategy and building critical operational capabilities across 10 technology specializations. As vice president of the Global Collaboration Sales Organization (GCSO), she was responsible for driving sales for Cisco’s collaboration portfolio and enabling Cisco's global seller and partner communities. In her first Cisco role, managing director, EMEAR channel sales, she developed strategic partnerships to drive sales across key routes-to-market including resale, managed services, and consulting and advisory, achieving 15% year-over-year growth in FY18 and exceeding her target by 12%.
Before joining Cisco, Zagury held executive roles at BlackBerry and Yahoo, with sales and marketing responsibility for the United Kingdom and Ireland, Africa and Turkey. As an executive capable of standing up, managing and scaling businesses across the globe in multiple industries, she's known for her ability to build and execute strategy while delivering operational excellence and meeting and exceeding targets. A true global citizen fluent in four languages, Zagury has delivered results in more than 10 countries in Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East, North America and Latin America. She graduated from the London School of Economics and Political Science with a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in management.