Krysten Jenci

Senior Government Affairs Manager

Government Affairs

Krysten accelerates Cisco’s policy and government engagements on important digital trade issues including global privacy, data flows, artificial intelligence, and other emerging technologies. Prior to joining Cisco, Krysten served as the Director of the Office of Digital Services Industries (ODSI) at the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration (ITA). During her tenure at ODSI, she worked on the EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework, the Global Cross-Border Privacy Rules Forum, and digital work in the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) discussions. Krysten has won several awards for her work as well as served on the Commerce Department’s Privacy Policy Coordinating Committee and as co-chair of the Digital Attaché Steering Committee. She received her graduate degree in international relations from Georgetown University.


February 8, 2024


Cisco Joins U.S. Department of Commerce Consortium Dedicated to AI Safety

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Cisco joins more than 200 of the nation’s leading artificial intelligence (AI) stakeholders to participate in a U.S. Department of Commerce initiative to support the development and deployment of trustworthy and safe AI.

October 23, 2023


Labels for Consumer IoT Devices? Cisco’s View

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Cisco actively works with the FCC and other government agencies, industry, and consumers to discuss cybersecurity labeling for Internet of Things (IoT) devices, and to build trust in the network we all rely on to live, work, and play in today’s interconnected world.