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Lorrissa Horton

Vice President and General Manager of Webex Calling and Strategy

Cisco Collaboration

Lorrissa is Vice President and General Manager of Webex Calling and Strategy. She leads a global team responsible for Cisco’s collaboration portfolio strategy and the future growth of the Calling portfolio. With the recent acceleration of remote work and new ways of working, Lorrissa is laser focused on the innovation of Webex to meet the growing demand of Cisco customers.

Prior to this role, Lorrissa drove the product evolution of Webex Teams. Transforming the modern work experience with a single app that keeps work moving regardless of location. Empowering people to work anyplace and anytime with best-in-class messaging, video meetings, calling and collaboration capabilities, in the cloud and on-premise. An area that she knows very well given her direct experience as a working mom who leads global teams and leverages remote capabilities to be successful. Webex technology and innovation is at the core of who she is as a person and as an industry leader.

Lorrissa brings more than 15 years of experience in product management, productivity software in Microsoft Office, natural language processing, and machine learning with search and NUI experiences, hardware development for sound and video, analytics with Microsoft PowerBI, and business applications for human capital management. She is extremely passionate about innovation and has a track record of thinking outside-the-box with the development of 10 patents over her career.

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March 12, 2020

COLLABORATION

10 Tips to Keep Remote Work Moving

As a working mom and Cisco Executive, I lead a global development team spread across different countries and in multiple time zones. And I do it almost exclusively from my home office.

June 11, 2019

COLLABORATION

Create Magic Moments to Transform Your Workspaces

The Webex Unified Experience enables workplace transformation with personalized collaboration enabled via unified application and extended cognitive capabilities.

April 18, 2019

COLLABORATION

Why Webex Teams is a Seamless Fit for All Customers

To delight both new and existing customers, we are committed to using the cloud for rapid innovation, scale, and security for our team collaboration solution.

November 7, 2018

COLLABORATION

A Bright Future for Webex Teams

Team collaboration is a disruptive solution, offering new ways to connect people, content, and processes. An essential part of an always-on global business environment, it fuels agile teams.