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Kirsten Chiala

Social Media Manager

The Network

Kirsten Chiala is a social media manager for The Network, which is Cisco’s technology news site. She helps manage content from a team of experienced tech and business writers, driving conversation around industry trends.

Prior to Cisco, Kirsten was an Emmy-award winning broadcast journalist, and worked at local news affiliates in Colorado, Florida and California, including serving as executive producer for the San Francisco Bay Area’s NBC station, where she managed on-air content for daily news, and a team of reporters, producers and assignment desk editors.

Kirsten is married with three sons, and lives in San Jose. She graduated from Colorado State University with a BA in Technical Journalism.

Articles

April 20, 2015

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

Focus Magazine Explores the Future of Energy

If you could look into the future and get information about when your car might break down, or your water heater leak, you would probably find it very helpful. The information would allow you to take care of any potential problems before they actually develop. Many industries are now taking advantage of this kind of […]

February 16, 2015

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

A Glimpse Into the Future of Mobility

Before you read this, stop and glance around. If you are at home, at work, or in a public place, I bet you see people on their phone, texting, tweeting, or talking. More and more, the smart phone is changing everything about our daily lives. We are streaming music, watching TV, and downloading apps to […]

April 29, 2014

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

Social Media is the New Air Conditioning

Decades ago it was common place for people to sit outside on the front porch and chat while they cooled down from the heat of the day. Once air conditioning came along, neighborhood dynamics changed as people moved indoors.  Now social media is transforming the way we communicate with our neighbors. This time the change […]

January 25, 2013

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Telepresence and the Treadmill: This Is Not Your Father’s Office

Cisco’s been ahead of the curve for years when it comes to technology and flexibility in the workplace, now the company is taking it to a new level when it comes to connected workspaces. Just step into Building Eight on Cisco’s main campus in San Jose and you’ll see what we mean. You’ll be greeted […]

December 13, 2012

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Getting Your Mom’s iphone to do Your Homework and other Notes from a Connected World

The release of Cisco’s Connected World Technology Report this week put on paper the findings that most of us experience in our daily lives. Our world is connected more than ever before, and technology is changing the way we live and interact. Here are just a few examples of things I’ve come across lately.