As we speak, I’m excited to announce that Senior Vice President Jeff Campbell has been promoted to Chief Authorities Technique Officer of Cisco. Jeff succeeds Michael Timmeny, who beforehand held the function and opened Cisco’s Washington, D.C. workplace in 1998. Michael will now function an Govt Advisor for Cisco.
As Chief Authorities Technique Officer, Jeff will lead Cisco’s authorities relations worldwide, managing a workforce that spans six continents and is charged with advancing points that assist Cisco’s sturdy company and expertise coverage agenda. This contains conferring with world leaders, essential legislators, important regulators, and trade stakeholders to form public insurance policies that foster innovation and rising digital applied sciences, promote broadband adoption, and shield international competitiveness.
In his 20 years at Cisco and through his earlier function main Cisco’s authorities affairs actions for the Americas, Jeff has made an unimaginable influence. He has protected and expanded the U.S. “E-rate” program that subsidizes community connectivity in faculties and libraries, led a workforce that efficiently advocated for together with $48.5B in broadband infrastructure funds throughout the just lately enacted U.S. infrastructure regulation, helped remodel the U.S. federal Common Service subsidy from narrow-band companies to broadband companies, and engaged the U.S. authorities in efforts to prioritize and improve reliable gear in telecom networks.
“I’m immensely proud to have the chance to guide Cisco Authorities Affairs and drive significant accomplishments for the corporate’s most crucial public coverage points – from provide chain and cybersecurity to worldwide commerce and rising broadband networks worldwide. Michael Timmeny has constructed a worldwide group of outstanding expertise, and I’m excited to set this workforce unfastened with the governments of the world to advance Cisco’s goal to energy a extra inclusive future for all.”
– Jeff Campbell
And thru Michael’s foundational work and the event of a workforce of form, passionate professionals, Cisco has develop into a trusted companion with governments all over the world and in the USA. Throughout his tenure, we now have welcomed and hosted international luminaries, heads of state, members of Congress, and public sector leaders.
“It has been an incredible privilege to determine Cisco as a prime participant with governments—not solely throughout the U.S. however across the globe. There isn’t a higher individual than Jeff Campbell to hold this success ahead and lead this world-class group of pros who’re one of the best within the enterprise.”
– Michael Timmeny
Please be a part of me in congratulating Jeff and wishing him nicely in his new function, and in congratulating Michael for the outstanding influence and legacy he has achieved!