Mary Kate Schmermund

Employer Brand Content Specialist

Cisco Secure

Mary Kate Schmermund is an employer brand content coordinator at Cisco Secure who works on Duo Security content. She loves telling stories and building community. At Cisco Secure, she writes about what makes Cisco Secure and Duo Security unique and how our employees thrive at work and beyond. Mary Kate earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Smith College and served with AmeriCorps NCCC. Before joining Cisco Secure, she worked in the creative, nonprofit and higher education sectors. Mary Kate finished her first novel in 2021. marykateschmermund.com Mary Kate on Instagram


November 2, 2022


Employee Volunteers Enrich Communities From the Farm to the Theatre and Beyond

Employees use paid time to volunteer in their communities from harvesting at the farm to championing local arts to providing support at a resource fair.

October 6, 2022


Employee Volunteer Program Supports Youth Globally

Cisco’s employee volunteer program provides employees with paid time to contribute to their communities including supporting youth locally and globally.