Matt Fussa

Trust Strategy Officer, Cisco, USA

As Trust Strategy Officer at Cisco, Matt Fussa leads the company’s Trust Office, an organization responsible for building customer trust with efforts across cybersecurity, third party risk, anti-counterfeiting, law enforcement and data demands, and data compliance for Cisco. It builds strategies, solutions, and business models to deliver industryleadingtransparencyandtrust.Mattisprivilegedtoleadatalentedteamoftechnical,legal, and business professionals that include a global lineup of cybersecurity officers, analysts, national security, and supply chain security experts. With over two decades of leadership experience in the public and private sectors, Matt started his career at Cisco Legal, supporting Global Government Solutions and eventually led legal support for LATAM,U.S.Public Sector, and U.S. Commercial and Enterprise Sales. He was selected to be the Cisco Scholar in-residence at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington D.C., where he studied cybersecurity policy, working closely with industry leaders and government officials. In addition, he spearheaded the divestiture of severalCiscoCollaborationtechnologyproductsandhasmanagedverticalcomplianceforhealthcareandexport controls. Matt is a retired U.S. Marine Corps Officer, where he served as a platoon and company commander, an international law specialist and held a variety of senior legal positions. He lives in Wake Forest, North Carolina, withhis wifeLori.Outsideofwork,Mattisanavidmountainbiker,lovesfishing(thoughthereisnotmuch catching), and spends time at the beach with Lori.

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