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Jennifer Redmon

Chief Data & Analytics Evangelist

Data & Analytics

Jennifer Redmon joined Cisco in 2009 and serves as its, and industry's, first Chief Data & Analytics Evangelist and sits on Forbes’ Technology Council. Jennifer is a leader in developing data-driven cultures and organizational analytical maturity through qualitative and quantitative methods. Her approach to fostering a data-driven workforce is taught at multiple higher ed. institutions around the world. Passionate about giving back, Jennifer founded Cisco’s Data Science and AI for Good initiative. She leads the company’s award-winning Data Science and AI for Suicide Prevention Team, which, inspired by and in collaboration with SAVE and WHO researchers, focus on de-stigmatizing mental illness through cultural change. Her authorship focuses on data- and analytics-driven cultures, mental health in the workplace, suicide prevention, as well as innovative applications of data science and AI. Jennifer holds an international MBA from Duke University with a concentration in Strategy, Bachelor’s Degrees in Economics and Art History from UC Davis and is in Georgia Tech’s Master of Science in Analytics Spring 2021 class. She is also a certified Suicide First Responder.

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September 24, 2019

ANALYTICS & AUTOMATION

Is Data Science a Pre-Requisite for AI? The Data Science & AI Hierarchy of Success

Is Data Science a universal prerequisite for AI initiatives? Cisco's Chief Data Evangelist, Jennifer Redmon, proposes AI and Data Science can and should be pursued simultaneously based on a common foundation.

September 24, 2019

ANALYTICS & AUTOMATION

Fostering a Data-Driven Culture: The Data Science & AI Hierarchy of Success

What role does culture play in the achievement of Data Science and AI-driven transformation and innovation? Cisco's Chief Data Evangelist, Jennifer Redmon, proposes that mindset, and ultimately, culture, are a critical foundation.

September 12, 2019

ANALYTICS & AUTOMATION

Congratulations 2019 Data Science Award Winners!

Announced: Cisco's 2019 Data Science Award Winners! Congratulations!

August 21, 2019

ANALYTICS & AUTOMATION

Data Science & AI for Good Launch

Cisco's Chief Data Evangelist, Jennifer Redmon, launches its global Data Science for Good program.

Are Successful Data Scientists Hired or Trained?

Cisco's Chief Data Evangelist, Jennifer Redmon, discusses the pros and cons of hiring vs. training data scientists within the context of different business models.

DeepNude- the AI that “Undresses” Women- is Back. What Now?

Jennifer Redmon, Cisco's Chief Data Evangelist on the return of DeepNude- the AI that "Undresses" Women- and the looming question: What's next?

Data Evangelism: Oxymoron, Fluff, or Business Driver?

What is data evangelism's role in the enterprise? Cisco's Chief Data Evangelist shares her data-driven approach to bolster a data intelligent and data enabled enterprise.