Hilton Romanski Embracing Disruption, Redefining Cisco’s Approach
Hilton Romanski elaborates on Cisco's innovation strategy and how the company embraces disruption.
Cisco’s 200th Acquisition— a Tradition of Advancement, Disruption and Growth
Cisco’s ability to successfully acquire and integrate innovative companies is an industry gold standard. Today, this acquisition engine has achieved a major milestone with the announcement of Cisco’s 200th acquisition....
CSO Women’s Professional Development Day: Celebrating 5 Years!
We recently celebrated our 5th Annual Women’s Professional Development Day on Thursday, August 31st, sponsored by Cisco’s Corporate Strategy Office (CSO). Our theme for this year’s event was Making Empowerment Happen. The invite-only event drew over 600 internal and external attendees, including members of the Cisco Empowered Women’s Network and employees from over 50 customers […]
My Takeaway at the Bloomberg BreakAway and Milken Institute Summits
For CEOs and CFOs pursuing growth, market understanding and actionable insights, the Bloomberg BreakAway Annual Summit has been a key event to attend. I had the pleasure of participating in a energetic panel discussion on digital transformation culture at this year’s event in New York. Moderated by Bloomberg’s Brad Stone, author of The Everything Store […]
Celebrating the Future of Cisco and AppDynamics
Today, I had the sincere honor to stand with leaders of AppDynamics to ring the Nasdaq opening bell. I can now say that AppDynamics and Cisco are one team. In ringing the bell, we celebrated the amazing company that the founders and leaders of AppDynamics created as well as a new era of innovation that […]
CSO Women’s Development Day
Our 4th Annual CSO Women’s Professional Development Day, hosted by Cisco’s Corporate Strategy Office, was held in San Jose last week. Aimed at providing education, development and inspiration to employees from Cisco, customers and partners, this year’s event was incredibly well received, with over 450 attendees from 11 locations across the U.S. Events such as […]
CSO Professional Women’s Day: The Power of “Story”
Growing up, my grandfather and I were very close. As a boy and young man, I learned a lot about the world from the stories he would tell me on his porch in Chicago about his life growing up black in the segregated south, the lessons he learned trying to fit in when he moved […]
Technicolor Acquires Cisco’s Connected Devices Division
Today, Technicolor announced it has entered into an exclusive agreement with Cisco to acquire our service provider video customer premises equipment (CPE) business for $600 million (or €550 million equivalent) in cash and stock. The companies also signed a strategic partnership agreement to develop and deliver next generation video and broadband solutions and services. More […]
Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire OpenDNS
Every day, more people, processes, data and things become connected. As this trend continues to grow exponentially, so too, do opportunities for security breaches and malicious threats. With an estimated 50 billion devices being connected by 2020, enterprise customers will face greater challenges in protecting their ever-expanding networks. To address these risks Cisco is focused […]