David Crumpton is director of Cisco EMEA partner sales cloud, industry, advisor and co-sell partners a role he has occupied since October 2019. He is responsible for developing strategic growth initiatives to positively impact Cisco's partner business and deliver successful business outcomes through these partner motions. Originally from the United Kingdom, where he started his career in Cisco back in 2000 as a sales account manager covering service providers, Crumpton covered roles in both the U.K. and the Republic of Ireland before moving to France, where he has resided since 2004 holding a number of different sales leadership positions. Before joining Cisco, Crumpton carried a number of sales positions in the ICT sector. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Salford University, Manchester.