Janene Baker

Talent Acquisition Manager

Talent Acquisition AMS Sales

Janene has been at Cisco for 9 years. During her time here she has been immersed in the sales org. She started out recruiting for our Enterprise segment before moving in to partner with our Public Sector team. During the investment of our Customer Experience org, Janene begin supporting the teams hiring goals.

In addition to CX, Janene worked closely with our Data Science group. Most recently, Janene is the TA Manager for Global Virtual Sales and Engineering, our Global Partner Org and Strategy & Planning groups.

Janene was born and raised in North Carolina and is an avid UNC-CH Tar Heel fan! She is a proud wife and mother to two boys (10 months apart), so you can guess where all her down time efforts go.


August 29, 2023


Returning to Cisco: Discovering Company Values and Culture Matter the Most

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Talent Acquisition Manager Janene B. left Cisco in pursuit of something new but returned, realizing she needed a career and a company aligning with who she is at her core.

April 9, 2019


Leaving ‘Perfect’ Behind: Cisco Supports Me as a Working Mom

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When Janene B. found out she was expecting her second child just three months after returning from maternity leave... her Cisco team encouraged her to continue her career growth!