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Cisco Loses Senior Market Engagement Leader

Cisco's senior director of global market engagement and enablement Patrick Piwowarczyk left the channel giant to boost the channel charge at unified communications and collaboration competitor Polycom.

Piwowarczyk was focused on driving revenue growth, profitability, operational effectiveness and the customer and partner experience at Cisco, according to his LinkedIn profile. He was also senior director of Cisco's go-to-market business capabilities and global business sales operations for nearly four years.

Over his 20-year career, Piwowarczyk held top U.S. channel sales roles for networking vendors such as D-Link and 3Com, which was acquired by Hewlett-Packard in 2010 for $2.7 billion.

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