Innovating for a New Future in United Arab Emirates
Digital innovation is setting the course for long-term economic growth in the Middle East, and could contribute up to 3.8 percent annually in GDP – amounting to approximately $95 billion.
A Defining Moment for IoT and Digitization
In the next few years we will reflect on the third annual Internet of Things World Forum (IoTWF) this week and realize that 2015 was the inflection point for the Internet of Things (IoT) and digitization. Leaders from around the world convened in Dubai this week, all witnessed real solutions that are now fundamentally changing […]
Reflections on the Fortune Global Forum: How businesses will win in the midst of the biggest revolution of high tech
I had the great privilege of attending and speaking at Fortune Global Forum this week, which gathers business leaders to discuss the most pressing challenges we face and to...
Transforming the Global Landscape through the New Digital Age
Worries about diminished GDP growth, a shrinking middle class and rising geopolitical conflicts are rampant. Many may be concerned about the direction our world is headed in, but complete disruption...
The Marathon Sprint to go Digital: Are You Ready?
Every market and every industry is moving from the Information Age to the digital age, and the pace of change is happening faster than ever before. Every company, city and country is realizing they must transform to survive and thrive in this new era. I predict this race to go digital will be more like […]
How France is Embracing Digitization of Everything
I spent time in France last week, and it’s clear to me that the French tech scene is at an inflection point. The time to invest in France’s future is now. And with more startups than any other European country at the Consumer Electronics Show this year, and a strong infrastructure in place, France is […]
Let’s Talk Firsts and Lasts
For 30 years, we’ve been helping change the way people work, live, play, and learn. During this time, our world has advanced faster than ever. It seems like yesterday when we saw the introduction of the Macintosh, the first-ever consumer machine with a mouse and graphical interface. Then, just two years later in 1986, Cisco […]
Fighting the Tragedy of Hunger
One of the most special things about Cisco is our commitment to giving back in the communities in which we operate. It’s part of our values. It’s part of our culture. It’s part of our DNA as a company.