Jacqui Guichelaar

Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Jacqueline Guichelaar joined Cisco in February 2019 as Senior Vice President and Group Chief Information Officer. She is spearheading the creation of a digital architecture to accelerate Cisco’s digital enterprise transformation. She oversees a $1B+ organization that is responsible for running and transforming the technology infrastructure, digital platforms, security operations, and business applications that enable Cisco’s global workforce to excel and be productive at their jobs. Guichelaar brings a strong operational background focused on bringing data to the center of business decisions and transforming organizations to align to business strategy and customer needs. Prior to joining Cisco, Guichelaar was the Group Chief Information Officer at Thomson Reuters, where she led a technology organization in support of the company’s digital strategy. Throughout her career – including roles at Lloyds Bank, Deutsche Bank, and IBM – Guichelaar has focused on simplifying technology organizations and creating teams that move in tandem with business expectations and the pace of the industry. During her 30-year career, Guichelaar has witnessed and shaped several significant industry trends. She attributes her success to the talent she surrounds herself with and is passionate about developing individuals to reach their potential. Guichelaar is actively involved with many nonprofit organizations. She served as the Women on Wall Street 2012 conference chair. Born in Uruguay, Guichelaar has worked in cities across the globe – including Sydney, Frankfurt, London, and New York – which plays into her passion for exploring new cultures and fostering diversity of thought. She is currently based in California.


May 17, 2022


How to make hybrid work, work

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How Agility Has Become The Ultimate Superpower For IT

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IT is challenged, but will emerge stronger than ever

Cisco releases a new study, CIO Impact Report: COVID-19, a survey of more than 300 global CIOs on how the pandemic has impacted leadership strategies, day-to-day stress levels, and IT strategies.