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


June 13, 2023


Global Week of Giving Champions Employee Volunteering

4 min read

Learn how over 1,000 Cisconians around the world contributed to their communities in-person and virtually during Cisco Secure’s Global Week of Giving.