Vice President, Global Partner Organisation
Ken Trombetta is the Vice President of Cisco's Global Partner Organisation, leading the company's route to market strategies and programs for Software, Services, Solutions and Architectures for 60,000+ global partners. Encompassing system integrators, value-added resellers, distributors, services partners, independent software vendors, and technology partners, this global connected partner ecosystem accounts for more than 80 percent of Cisco's revenue and is a differentiator in helping deliver business outcomes for customers and driving growth for Cisco.
Trombetta and his team are responsible for developing initiatives and programs that create profitable growth for Cisco and its partners. They design strategies for enablement, incentives, recruitment and practice-building to accelerate the adoption of key technologies and solutions. With innovative solutions and services based on complementary technologies from Cisco and its partners, Trombetta and his team ensure partners have the right capabilities to serve existing and new market opportunities.
With 17 years of experience at Cisco, Trombetta has held various successful leadership positions, including Area Vice President of Commercial East, where he was responsible for leading sales, engineering, marketing, services, and channels that accelerated growth. In four years, he and his team averaged 11.5 percent product growth from $718M to $1.3B. He also served as a Client Director in Global Enterprise and grew global bookings by 25.6 percent in one fiscal year. Trombetta has served as a member of Cisco's Worldwide Channels Board and the Strategic Leadership Team.
Prior to Cisco, Trombetta was with Ernst and Young Entrepreneurial Consulting Services, where he co-developed "Vision and Business Insight," a strategic planning methodology that effectively translated strategy into an operational plan.
Trombetta holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Duquesne University. He is passionate about fitness and health. Married for 33 years to his wife Marty, they live in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and have four children.