Meet the Chiefs: Bruce Klein, Cisco Systems

Meet the Chiefs: Bruce Klein, SVP, Cisco Worldwide Partner Organization—Who is he?

As senior vice president of Cisco Systems' (CSCO) Worldwide Partner Organization, Bruce Klein is responsible for supporting Cisco’s global partner business, including system integrators, VARs, distributors, service partners, independent software vendors and technology partners. Klein and his team develop Cisco’s strategic initiatives and program innovations to promote growth in existing markets and create new areas for business, while ensuring that partners have the tools and resources they need to meet customer demands.

Prior to joining Cisco in 2004, Klein was the vice president of Federal at Hewlett-Packard (HPQ), where he managed sales, services, support and marketing into the federal government.

What is Meet the Chiefs?

Meet the Chiefs shines the spotlight on the channel’s head honchos and offers an opportunity to learn a little bit about the person beyond his or her company profile. Click on each photo to learn more about the channel chief you’re viewing.

Think you're Meet the Chiefs material? Send an email to The VAR Guy Associate Editor Michael Cusanelli at [email protected] for more information. He’s really good at answering emails on time, we promise.

Follow Michael on Twitter @MCusanelliSB and remember to add him on Google+ and LinkedIn.

Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.