James McNab

James McNab leads Cisco’s security marketing across Europe, Middle-East, Africa, Russia and Asia Pacific.  His role includes responsibility for raising market awareness and understanding of how Cisco’s capability to address security as a fully integrated architecture enables businesses to go faster and capture the opportunity ahead.


Cisco is building truly effective security solutions that are simple, open and automated. Drawing on unparalleled network presence as well as the industry’s broadest and deepest technology, services and talent, Cisco delivers ultimate visibility and responsiveness to detect more threats and remediate them faster. With Cisco Security, companies are poised to securely take advantage of a new world of digital business opportunities.


James has 24 years of international sales and marketing experience in the technology sector.  He joined Cisco through the acquisition of Sourcefire, where he was vice president of international marketing.  Prior to that, James was senior director of marketing and sales development at Citrix Systems, where he led marketing, product sales development and strategic alliances across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.  He previously held international sales and marketing management roles at NetPower, Digital Equipment and Compaq Computer. James is British, with an MBA from ESCP Europe.  In addition to his native English, he speaks French and German.  He is based in Switzerland.