Rick Jones

Chief Strategist, Federal Acquisition Policies

Rick Jones is Chief Strategist of Federal Acquisition Policies in Cisco’s Federal Strategic Relations Operation, which focuses on strategic relationships and related activities for Federal, State and Local governments in the US. The primary focus for this role is to understand emerging federal acquisition policies and building effective competitive strategies for Cisco and its’ partners.

Since joining Cisco in 2007, Mr Jones has held several positions within Cisco’s Development and Sales organizations in both Federal and State/Local public sector markets. His most recent position was as the Director of Public Sector Strategies, managing Cisco’s external public sector consultants/lobbyists and strategic association relationships. This role included establishing and maintaining executive relations with with US public sector executives and elected officials across government, strategic associations and industry influences who shape policy and business decision makers.

Prior to joining Cisco, Mr Jones worked for for Intel Corporation for over 24 years in a variety of sales, marketing, government affairs and business development and emerging market positions, primarily focused on executive level Public Sector customers in Federal, State/Local and global markets. He was responsible for articulating Intel’s technology leadership and directions to public sector leaders and alliances with all major technology suppliers – computer OEM’s, OS vendors, independent software vendors and emerging technology innovators.

Prior to Intel Corporation, Mr Jones worked in a wide variety of IT management roles in defense, financial services, manufacturing and distribution.

Mr Jones is a 25+ year resident of Annapolis, MD and holds a BS in Computer Science from Miami University in Oxford, OH.

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