Giovanni Di Filippo is the Vice President Channel Sales for Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) at Riverbed Technology. Giovanni has overall responsibility for Riverbed's evolving channel and go-to-market strategy in order to maximize customer value, expand new routes to market and lead the channel sales team to drive growth and revenue through our partner eco-system in the region. He brings over 25 years' senior management experience and business acumen in the global channel sales arena, combined with building a cross-functional workforce, and is a key member of the EMEA leadership team.
Giovanni joined Riverbed from SAP, where he was Vice President, Global Strategic System Integrator (GSSI) responsible for the vision, mission, strategy and execution of the overall indirect reselling business as well as the business expansion of SAP's largest global GSSI partners. Before joining SAP in 2012, Giovanni led the Partner and Global Strategic Alliances Organization for Emerging Markets East at Cisco Systems.