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Dena Konkel

Strategic Communications Lead

CX Americas

Dena manages internal communications and employee engagement for CX Americas. She develops content that helps inform stakeholders about business strategy, culture, and priorities. Dena creates meaningful experiences throughout the organization through events and storytelling that help employees connect in a hybrid working environment. She supports executive communications for senior leaders and CX Americas' SVP. Dena is a strategic communications professional with nearly 20 years of experience in writing, visual design, multimedia marketing, digital strategy, messaging, branding, event planning, and social media management.   Before joining Cisco, Dena worked in a variety of communications roles for a regulatory agency, a university system, and an advertising and marketing firm. At Cisco, she produced a webinar series for partners on thought leadership topics called SuccessTalk, developed content and managed customer journey communication for Cisco SecureX, and led global enablement for the digital partner experience team.   Dena enjoys spending time with her husband Jeremy, her two children Nolan (15) and Silvia (11), and her two dogs Gracie and Angelo. When not at work, she enjoys going to the beach, watching ice hockey, traveling to Disney World, and taking cruises with her family. She also enjoys acting, and when she has time, likes to perform on stage.

Articles

August 29, 2023

CISCO SERVICES (CX)

Raj Bhat: From Neighborhood Walks to Mount Kilimanjaro

If there’s one thing that Raj Bhat, SDA for Premier Accounts in CX (Customer Experience) knows how to do, it’s how to create a bucket list, one that has taken him to Peru, Tanzania and beyond.

August 1, 2023

CISCO SERVICES (CX)

Just how far can an internship at Cisco take you? Meet a former intern still here 26 years later.

Cisco hosted 1700 hundred interns this summer as part of its commitment to developing emerging talent that might one day work at Cisco. The intern program has been around for decades, which Chris Harrison knows very well. He started as an intern and is in his 26th year at Cisco. We celebrated National Intern Day by sharing his story.

July 27, 2023

CISCO SERVICES (CX)

Celebrating Early in Career Talent on National Intern Day – Securing a Great Career

To celebrate National Intern Day, we talked to some people who went through Cisco's internship program and are on the path to very bright futures. Here's Gia's story.

July 27, 2023

CISCO SERVICES (CX)

Celebrating Early in Career Talent on National Intern Day

To celebrate National Intern Day, we talked to young women who benefitted from Cisco internships and are on the path to very bright futures. Here's Charlie's story.