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Austin Belisle

No Longer with Cisco

Austin Belisle graduated from San Jose State University in 2014 with a degree in Journalism. Shortly after graduation, he joined Cisco's Corporate Social Responsibility marketing team and served as Content Manager across all of CSR's external channels.

Articles

Creativity is a Common Thread at Any Company

This post was written by guest blogger Linas Dauksa, Marketing Manager, Enterprise Segment, and DIRT volunteer A few months ago, I picked up my friend, Audra, at San Francisco airport. During our drive, we chatted about her full-time work at a charity in Canada and my volunteer work with Cisco Tactical Operations (TacOps). We realized there are […]

The NBA: Tapping into Cisco Networking Academy to Develop a Talent Pipeline

This guest post was written by Gena Pirtle, Marketing & Workforce Programs Manager for Cisco Corporate Affairs. She has been with Cisco since 1998 and currently oversees the Talent Bridge initiative, connecting Cisco and its partners to world-class talent. The NBA draws its fans by creating an environment of excitement and thrilling spectators with superstar athletes […]

What Memorial Day Means to Me

This post was written by guest blogger Douglas Roberts, a Cisco Communications Manager, Country Digitization. Douglas is a U.S. Army Veteran.  I would love to say that Memorial Day plus planes equals scuba diving in Hawaii or visiting distant relatives in New Zealand.  For me though, I think of C-17 cargo planes. The worst part of deploying […]

“Earth Aware” Cisco Employees Go Green on Earth Day

Every April 22, Cisco joins the world in celebrating Earth Day, an annual event held in more than 193 countries each year. Historically, Cisco has used Earth Day to hold educational sessions for employees globally and virtual events around the clock, bringing speakers to discuss important issues and solutions that address environmental problems. In turn, […]

Cisco Employee Volunteers Make a Difference in Lebanon

This post was written by guest blogger Hani Raad, Cisco General Manager of Iraq and Levant With a harsh winter hitting Lebanon and the urge from Cisco’s Lebanon-based employees to take action in support of the Syrian refugee crisis, the idea of a “Syrian Refugees Fund” was born. Over the last three months, Cisco employees […]

The DIRT on Why Cisco’s Network Emergency Response Vehicle Sat Idle at Super Bowl 50

This post was written by guest blogger Linas Dauksa, Marketing Manager, Enterprise Segment, and DIRT volunteer Super Bowl 50 was uneventful. Dare I say boring? I’m not talking about the game, but events in the Super Bowl Operations Center. There were 60+ people in the room and none of us were actually watching the game, though […]

Cisco Named One of World’s Most Ethical Companies

For the 9th year in a row, Cisco has been honored by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. This year, Ethisphere honored 131 companies representing 54 industry sectors, 21 countries, and five continents. Cisco is one of four honorees in the Technology category. Qualifying companies are measured on five key […]

Bringing Cisco’s People Deal to the Syrian Refugee Crisis

This post was written by guest blogger Erin Connor, Portfolio Manager for Critical Human Needs, Cisco Corporate Affairs and Cisco Foundation Shortly...

Connecting the World to the 2015 Pan Am Games in Toronto, Canada

With 31 venues, 364 medal events, 7,000 athletes, 1 million attendees, 650 hours of online coverage, and 23,000 volunteers, the 2015 Pan Am Games in Toronto, Canada were one of the largest international multi-sport competitions ever. And to broadcast the nearly month-long event, organizers needed a massive network capable of reaching every corner of the globe. To do […]