André Laurent, 3xCCIE No. 21840, CCDE No. 20120024, is the WW Director of Engineering for Enterprise Networking Sales at Cisco Systems and a Cisco Press Author (CCDP Arch 4th Edition). As the WW Director of Engineering for Enterprise Networking Sales, Andre is responsible for developing and executing on a global enablement strategy surrounding the Enterprise Networking suite of products and solutions that empower the worldwide technical community encompassing Cisco Sales, Channels and Partners to engage with relevancy and to provide unprecedented customer value.
Although he wears a Cisco badge, Andre takes a neutral approach in helping clients establish a long-term business and technology vision covering the necessary strategy, execution and metrics for measuring impact. Outside of his own personal development, Andre has an equal passion around developing others and assisting them with the IT and Architecture certification process. Andre is recognized by the Cisco Learning Network as a subject matter expert in the areas of routing, switching, security and design.