FORMER SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, GLOBAL SERVICE PROVIDER, CISCO AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Nick Adamo is currently retired after serving 21 years at Cisco Systems, where in his last role he was Senior Vice President of the Global Service Provider segment, an organization that aligns Global Sales, Service Delivery, and Engineering around Cisco’s top service provider customers. Global Service Provider is responsible for $12 Billion in annual sales and nearly 3,000 employees across the world.
Adamo brings a deep working knowledge of the Networking industry’s business and technology architectures, along with experience from both Enterprise and Service Provider segments. He acted as the executive sponsor for some of Cisco’s top customers and partners, fostering strategic relationships, guiding business and technology discussions, and identifying new opportunities for shared success.
Before this position, Adamo was Senior Vice President for the Americas region, where he managed more than 6,500 employees in the United States, Canada, and Latin America, and was responsible for roughly 70% of Cisco’s annual sales. Previously, he was Senior Vice President for the newly formed Global Segments and Architecture team, where he played a critical role in defining and leading Cisco’s strategy for aligning company resources to deliver unique business and technology solutions. Before that, Adamo was Senior Vice President for the service provider business globally, where his team achieved significant segment growth in the rapidly evolving telecommunications industry. He also held roles as head of the U.S. Service Provider Sales team, Vice President of the U.S. incumbent local exchange carrier market, and Vice President of the Northeast Area, responsible for the Enterprise Sales organization spanning New York, New England, and New Jersey.
Before joining Cisco in 1995, Adamo spent 11 years with IBM in sales and sales management assignments in the NYC finance industry.
Adamo currently sits on the board of directors for GTT Communications, Inc. (GTT.net) a multinational telecommunications and internet provider company with headquarters in McLean, Virginia. GTT operates a Tier 1 network, and provides IP transit , MPLS transport as well as global cloud networking solutions to multinational clients. Complementing his professional affiliations, Adamo serves on the Board of Inwood House, a not-for-profit organization in the New York City Area dedicated to helping at-risk teens take charge of their lives and become healthy and self-reliant adults.
Adamo holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer engineering from Columbia University in New York City.
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