Katie Schindall

Director, Circular Economy

Supply Chain Transformation

Katie Schindall leads the Cisco Circular Economy Program, which includes operations, product design and lifecycle management, and the application of technology to help our customers reach their own circular economy goals. Previously, she was the head of product sustainability at New Balance; led supply chain sustainability strategy at Dell; and ran EMC’s Supply Chain Social & Environmental Responsibility (SER) and eWaste programs. Katie’s past experience also includes developing corporate engagement strategy at The Nature Conservancy; serving as a Climate Corps Fellow at Sodexo; research analysis and consulting with McKinsey’s Social Sector Practice; and in-country work for TechnoServe Ghana and for a collaborative Australian land conservation project called Gondwana Link. She has an MBA and a Master of Environmental Management from Yale University. In her free time, she enjoys reading and spending time outside – especially running, cycling and working in her vegetable garden.


November 30, 2020


How to Transform from Linear to Circular Models

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