Cisco’s Distinguished Instructor Awards and Instructor Excellence Awards recognize outstanding Certified Cisco Systems Instructors (CCSIs) who provide the highest learning experience.

We are proud to announce that 10 NIL Learning’s instructors are among the recipients of the 2022 Cisco Instructor Awards. 10 of our Certified Cisco Systems Instructors (CCSI) have received the Cisco Instructor Excellence Award and one also received the Distinguished Instructor Award.

The Cisco Instructor Excellence Award recognizes CCSIs who provide the highest quality training experience and who demonstrate the best overall instructor performance as measured by the customer satisfaction survey globally. These elite instructors are being recognized for delivering remarkable customer experience in each technology and with an annual average customer satisfaction score above 4.8.

"The awards are a result of the highest customer satisfaction and a testament to our commitment to provide outstanding training programs and successful skills transfer across multiple Cisco technology verticals, especially Data Center, DevNet, Security, and Service Provider. The awards emphasize our instructors’ extensive practical experience and expertise in Cisco's technologies and their outstanding ability to pass this knowledge on. I would like to congratulate all our instructors for this achievement and their excellent work,” commented Dejan Miletić, Director of Learning Services, NIL, part of Conscia.

Instructor Excellence Award Recipients

  • Nader AbdulGhany – Data Center
  • Veselin Ilić – Data Center
  • Urška Rožman – DevNet
  • Haitham Mohamed – Security
  • Olufemi Ojesanmi – Security
  • Said Boumazza – Security
  • Alexander Zinchenko – Service Provider
  • David Eror – Service Provider
  • Gregor Šemrl – Service Provider
  • Virgilio Spaziani – Service Provider

Distinguished Instructor Award

  • Nader AbdulGhany

NIL delivers a complete portfolio of standard and advanced Cisco trainings to IT professionals and companies around the globe. NIL has been a Cisco Learning Partner since 1993 and holds the highest Cisco Platinum Learning Partner designation. Training and content development are the key pillars in NIL’s portfolio and represent an integral part of our overall strategy in providing IT solutions and services that help customers grow their business. NIL has received various Cisco Learning Partner Awards, including Cisco Global Learning Partner of the Year and Cisco Global Learning Partner of the Year – Collaborator. In 2020, NIL was also the first Cisco Learning Partner to start offering the Cisco Black Belt Academy courses globally.

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About NIL

NIL is a globally recognized provider of advanced data center, network, cloud, and cyber security solutions, as well as services for business and industry environments, state institutions, public organizations, and telecoms. By enabling a more efficient, secure, and reliable way of doing business, NIL helps organizations become more successful in the digitalized world. The company was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Ljubljana, Slovenia, with offices in Europe, Middle East, and Africa. NIL employs more than 180 experts. Visit to learn more.

NIL is part of the Conscia Group. To learn more about Conscia, visit

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