Ellie Ruano

No Longer with Cisco

Ellie Ruano is a senior product marketing manager for the Cisco Collaboration Technology Group and has over 25 years of technology marketing experience. Her focus area is on the cloud, including WebEx conferencing and cloud applications – hosted by Cisco and by partners.

Before joining Cisco in 2000, Ellie managed channel marketing at Avaya, and held similar positions bringing products to market, globally, with wireless organizations and in the environmental consulting industry.

Ellie is a first generation American with roots in The Netherlands. She was born and raised in California and loves all things sports. She’s a working mother of one, very tall son.


October 20, 2016


Skype for Business Users: Meet with More People Using WebEx

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We’re setting a new standard by making sure Microsoft Skype for Business works with WebEx Meeting Center video conferencing. Now, people can come together easily, regardless of the platforms they use for work. With tools that contribute to your flexibility and agility, you can work from anywhere – and with nearly anyone. Strengthen relationships and build trust using video for great collaborative experiences.

September 15, 2016


5 Signs It’s Time to Simplify the Way You Meet

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Our handy infographic lists five warning signs that your collaboration technology could be holding back your business. Learn some easy tips for better meetings and see how reliable tools can simplify the way you work.

June 15, 2016


Don’t Stress Over Tech – It’s Just a Meeting

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Did you know that 37% of the average employee time is spent in meetings, according to the National Statistics Council?  No matter what you call it – powwow, touch base, huddle up, kick off, walkthrough or update – a meeting is people getting together to share ideas and get things done. It’s just a meeting. […]

November 19, 2015


Make Video Meetings Simple

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Wainhouse Research polled a group of video conferencing users to gauge their feelings about video conferencing. What they found is great news for those who want to integrate video into their collaboration strategies. Comparing their experience to 2 years ago: 95% agreed that video is more reliable 97% agreed that they use video conferencing more […]