Alan Chelko

Heads Cisco’s Corporate Development Efforts

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

Alan Chelko heads Cisco’s Corporate Development efforts in CEE, DACH and the Middle East. In this role, he leads Cisco’s regional venture capital investment efforts and manages Cisco’s regional private investment portfolio of over $100M.

Mr. Chelko has over 15 years’ experience in emerging markets building and growing high tech companies as both a manager and investor, and received a dual degree International MBA in 1996 from the Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale, Arizona (USA) and Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona (USA).

Mr. Chelko is a US citizen and lives with his wife and 3 children in Prague, Czech Republic.


Cisco Supports Tech Entrepreneurs in Jordan

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It is Sunday night in Amman, Jordan, and the Jordanian startup scene keeps moving full steam ahead at an event called Dealmakers Weekend, organized by Endeavor, a nonprofit that supports high-impact entrepreneurship and Int@j, a nonprofit representing the Jordan IT industry. The cream of the local startup crop were paired up all day in matchmaking […]