In the present day, 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 position 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 group that spans six continents and is charged with advancing points that help Cisco’s sturdy company and expertise coverage agenda. This consists of conferring with world leaders, necessary legislators, vital regulators, and trade stakeholders to form public insurance policies that foster innovation and rising digital applied sciences, promote broadband adoption, and defend international competitiveness.
In his 20 years at Cisco and through his earlier position main Cisco’s authorities affairs actions for the Americas, Jeff has made an unbelievable influence. He has protected and expanded the U.S. “E-rate” program that subsidizes community connectivity in colleges and libraries, led a group that efficiently advocated for together with $48.5B in broadband infrastructure funds throughout the just lately enacted U.S. infrastructure legislation, helped rework 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 steer 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 remarkable expertise, and I’m excited to set this group unfastened with the governments of the world to advance Cisco’s objective to energy a extra inclusive future for all.”
– Jeff Campbell
And thru Michael’s foundational work and the event of a group of form, passionate professionals, Cisco has change into a trusted accomplice with governments all over the world and in the USA. Throughout his tenure, we have now welcomed and hosted international luminaries, heads of state, members of Congress, and public sector leaders.
“It has been a tremendous privilege to ascertain Cisco as a prime participant with governments—not solely throughout the U.S. however across the globe. There isn’t any higher individual than Jeff Campbell to hold this success ahead and lead this world-class group of pros who’re the very best within the enterprise.”
– Michael Timmeny
Please be a part of me in congratulating Jeff and wishing him nicely in his new position, and in congratulating Michael for the outstanding influence and legacy he has achieved!