Katherine Carvalho

Senior Director

Cisco Networking Academy

The breadth of my experience spans product and partner management and enablement, field marketing strategy, public relations, corporate marketing and executive communications. I am responsible for the development and execution of the Networking Academy global field and partner strategy to drive social and business impact, working collaboratively w/ Sales, Business Development, Government Affairs, Field/PR Marketing, and external strategic customers and partners. The NetAcad ecosystem comprises over 12,000 locations globally, with over 3 million students enrolled last financial year and over 15 million students participating since the program's inception. A few of the most rewarding CSR programs that I’ve had a hand in executing in recent years include: • managing and partnering with World Economic Forum effectively integrating CSR into the Cisco Brand, Corporate Communications including Analyst, Media, Investor, Customers and Employee audiences • the award-winning Huffington Post Impact X site at the Clinton Global Initiative; • the Partnership for Lebanon • Connecting Sichuan, a humanitarian effort that supported infrastructure rebuilding after the 2008 earthquake in China You can also follow Katherine on Facebook.