Senior Art Director, Brand Strategy & Identity, Cisco
Dennis Mancini is a Senior Art Director for Cisco's Brand Strategy & Identity the last 10 years where he is responsible for the Art Direction of Cisco events such as The World of Solutions, CiscoLIVE, Cisco Partner Summit to the Cisco Annual Sales Meeting including all virtual worlds. Renowned for his creative and innovative thinking and is prolific in several new media disciplines. He has also been instrumental in advancing the awareness of the Cisco brand and the usual cast of 2.0 social networking technologies. Dennis is passionate about pushing forward into the evolution of the Metaverse exploring emerging immersive 3D media such as augmented reality, mixed media events and more.
Before coming to Cisco, Dennis was an Associate Design Director at CKS|Partners where he drove creative brand identity solutions for global companies to startups such as Ebay, Microsoft, Apple, Excite, MCI, Tandem, SGI and Nextel. His most notable work designing the Excite.com logo and one of the designers who created the Ebay.com logo
Dennis is inspired by a personal desire to purposely drive business results by realigning and adapting Cisco's brand experience. He also enjoys reaching out to local and global communities by giving back volunteering his expertise to non-profits such as NASA Co-Labs, The Tech, WE-C and the Santa Clara Vanguard or can sometimes be heard drumming on his dejembi.