Kelsi Doran

Strategy Director

Chief Sustainability Office

Kelsi Doran leads strategy and transformation for the Chief Sustainability Office, where she is responsible for driving the next generation of Cisco's environmental strategy. Over her tenure at Cisco, she has held strategy roles across partner, product marketing, and engineering. Most recently, Kelsi built the strategy and product management foundation for the Engineering Sustainability Office, the team responsible for leading Cisco’s product sustainability vision and roadmap. Kelsi believes we are at a critical tipping point in corporate sustainability - one where innovation, sustainability and commercial success coalesce to build a better world. She has a track record for delivering strategic, high-impact programs across organizations and several years’ experience in consulting, product marketing, and go-to-market strategy. Kelsi is a graduate of the Carlson School of Business, University of Minnesota and lives in Dana Point, CA with her husband Carl, their cat Zoey, and their dog Archie.


November 27, 2023


Sustainability 101: What is the circular economy?

5 min read

Many companies talk about how the “circular economy” can reduce environmental impact – but what does that mean in general and in practice?