Nazli Seghar

Cisco Systems Australia – Customer Success Executive 

Nazli is a seasoned executive with over 24 years of experience in technology sales leadership and strategic business advisement on both national and international stages.


Currently the Customer Success Executive at Cisco, she plays a pivotal role in assisting the government and educational sectors with the development and implementation of their technology transformation roadmaps. Nazli moved to Australia from Iran in 2007 as a student, completing her master’s in Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Information Technology at the University of Newcastle.


Before her current role at Cisco, Nazli was part of Amazon Web Services (AWS), where she led the Public Sector Professional Services across QLD, WA, and SA. She later advanced to spearhead the Aerospace and Satellite business for Australia and New Zealand, notably establishing AWS’s space business in the region for AWS. Prior to AWS, she served as the Global Business Development Lead at CSIRO, collaborating with a diverse range of stakeholders including local and international companies, start-ups, and government agencies across sectors such as Health and Biosecurity, Energy, Data61, Minerals, Astronomy, and Space Research.


Outside her professional commitments, she is an avid reader who enjoys traveling, hiking, and cooking. She is dedicated to mentoring women in STEM, tech start-ups, and volunteers her time to help refugees and early career migrants in Australia develop skills, navigate the interview process, and secure employment.