Michael Koons

Michael Koons

Senior Vice President, Systems Engineering, WW Sales, Cisco

Mr. Michael Koons is the Senior Vice President of Systems Engineering for the World Wide Sales organization at Cisco Systems. Through his team, Mike is the primary technology interface between Cisco’s customer base and the engineering and development organizations within Cisco. He is responsible for aligning Cisco’s customer facing sales engineering team with Cisco’s broad technical strategy and solutions.

Mike is also responsible for ensuring the Systems Engineering (SE) community meets the business needs of Cisco’s customers and partners and spans all segments including large Enterprise, Commercial, Public Sector and Service Provider. In this capacity, he focuses on the technology and business demands of this strategic community within Cisco.

With more than 28 years of networking and telecommunications experience, Mike has a broad and diverse background. He started his career within the Bell System working for Bell Atlantic in various engineering and operational roles. He joined Cisco in 1996 as a systems engineer and has worked in several technical and leadership roles while supporting many different market segments in the field sales group.

Mike and his family currently reside in Wayne, Pennsylvania.