John Maynard

Vice President – Global Security Sales

Cisco Systems


John Maynard is Vice President, Global Security Sales for Cisco. He leads the worldwide sales team dedicated to helping customers solve complex business issues with Cisco security solutions. Maynard is responsible for all aspects of sales, including growth initiatives, acquisitions, operations, and aligning with services and partners. His deep technology and security experience spans over 17 years in Europe, the Middle-East, Africa, the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Japan.

John most recently led security sales at Cisco for EMEAR. Prior to joining Cisco, John had a dual-role at DXC Technology (a merger of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Services and Computer Sciences Corporation) as Chief Operating Officer and VP of Cybersecurity for Product Management. Before DXC Security, John held leadership positions at Hewlett Packard for 11+ years, including VP of Cybersecurity throughout EMEAR, Asia-Pacific & Japan and the Americas.

John earned his MBA from the London Business School in conjunction with Columbia Business School, and has a BA in Economics from the University of Sheffield, England.

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Upstaging today’s cybercriminals
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