Tony Bouvia | Finger Lakes Technologies Group

Leadership Team

Tony Bouvia

Senior Director, Cisco Solutions

Profession

Tony is a proven leader with over 25 years of Information Technology experience focused on Network Infrastructure, Security, Mobility, Operations, Vertical Markets, and Channel Partner Enablement. He has an empowering leadership style, and strongly encourages and enables others to achieve success. Tony has a rare blend of technical, business and people skills and provides the expertise to derive the appropriate solutions to challenges, and the collaborative powers to reach consensus with stakeholders.

Specialties

  • Experience in analysis and critical thinking skills to evaluate and implement strategies to streamline business
  • Highly experienced in team leadership and the ability to motivate people co-located or geographically dispersed.
  • Strong ability to independently resolve complex business and interpersonal issues.
  • Innovative problem solver, who is willing to think outside the box and challenge the status quo

Tony joined FLTG as our Senior Director of Cisco Solutions in June 2017! Prior to that he was the Sr. Sales Engineering Manager for Cisco’s US Nationals and Public Sector Partner Engineering Organization! In that role he was responsible for a team which supported Partner’s selling into every segment in the US including US Federal.  The total portfolio of business supported by Tony and his team is in excess of $11B in Cisco products and services.

In his almost 18-year career at Cisco Tony was consistently recognized as one of the top Sales Engineers, and Sales Engineering Leaders.  He received numerous awards including the US Channel SE Technical Leader of the Year, twice recognized as US Channel SE Manager of the quarter, US Channel SE Manager of the Year, US Partner Organization Leadership Award, US Partner Organization Teamwork Award, Sales Champion, and a three-time winner of the Americas Partner Organization Manager Excellence Award.

Prior to Cisco, Tony was a Communications Computer Systems Control Specialist (Tech Controller) and 10-year veteran of the US Air Force where he achieved the rank of Staff Sergeant.  During his decade long career Tony won numerous awards including Military Citizenship Award, Outstanding Airman of the Quarter, and Air Mobility Command Communications and Information Professionalism Award. Tony lives in Baldwinsville NY, with his wife and daughter! Tony’s son is an active duty US Marine.