Power 100: The Most Powerful Women Of The Channel 2011 (Part 1)

Wendy Bahr

Senior Vice President, Global & Transformational Partnerships, Worldwide Partner Organization, Cisco Systems

Years in position: 1
Years in channel: 6

Highlights: The creation of Cisco's Worldwide Partner Organization has allowed for a more strategic and integrated focus on global and transformational partners, says Bahr, which helps Cisco define new business models and routes to market.

Goals: Bahr will continue to help partners get closer to customers to address business solution needs and help them expand their services offerings by mapping them to the following Architectural Plays: Borderless Network, virtualization and collaboration. These position partners as the business process innovators for customers and reinforce their value in helping customers achieve their business goals, according to Bahr.