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Wim Elfrink Video Blog: Globalization, Change and Talent

September 5, 2007
at 12:00 pm PST

Wim Elfrink, Cisco EVP and Chief Globalization Officer, is based in Bangalore, India. His boss, Cisco CEO John Chambers, is based in California. With this distance, how do they work together effectively? No, this isn’t the idea for a sit-com. This is real life. Of course, TelePresence is the short answer to how they work together, but a lot more goes into it.He will be giving his perspective on globalization at 1:15PM PT today and you can watch him on the webcast or come back later and view the video archive. Watch this short video to see Wim answer the following three questions:- How do you prioritize and manage your work/life balance?- Change management is key to making globalization successful. Do you see your role as a change agent?- How will you capture talent in the global talent market? Forward looking statement alert: “This presentation contains projections and other forward-looking statements regarding future events or the future financial performance of Cisco, including future operating results. These projections and statements are only predictions. Actual events or results may differ materially from those in the projections or other forward-looking statements. Please see Cisco’s filings with the SEC, including its most recent filings on Form 10-K and Form 10-Q for a discussion of important risk factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from those in the projections or other forward-looking statements.”

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