Christian Martin

Executive MBA, Electrical engineer HTL
General Manager Cisco Switzerland GmbH

Richtistr. 7
CH-8304 Wallisellen
Tel. +41 44 878 93 20

christma@cisco.com


ComCom member since 2018


Christian Martin is General Manager at Cisco. In his role, he is responsible for Cisco’s sales and growth in Switzerland. His goal is to maintain Switzerland’s competitive role in the world by fostering automation, innovation and digitization, all in a cyber secure environment.

Christian Martin joined Cisco in 1998. During his tenure, he held various technical, sales and leadership positions in the company, among others as Systems Engineering Manager for the Swiss Service Provider segment, Head of Datacenter in the DACH region and Head of Enterprise Business in Switzerland. In 2011, Christian Martin was appointed General Manager of Switzerland. He is part of Cisco’s EMEAR leadership team.

With close to 20 years of working experience in the Swiss Telco and IT market, Christian Martin is very passionate about customers’ journey to digitization and achieving higher levels of innovation and productivity through technology. Under his leadership, Cisco Switzerland has been awarded several times as a Great Place to Work and as Best Swiss Employer in recent years.

Education
Apprenticeship as mechanical engineer 1992
Two Semesters at St. Petersburg Junior College in Clearwater, FL (USA) 1994
Electrical Engineer HTL, Zurich University of Applied Sciences 1998
Executive MBA, Kellogg School of Management @ Northwestern University 2009

Activities
Since 2013 Board member of ICT Switzerland
Since 2014 Board member of ASUT Switzerland
Since 2015 Advisory Board of Lausanne Business School

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