Nicole Wajer

Technical Solutions Architect & Chief Stroopwafel Officer

Enterprise Networking

Nicole is based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands and is part of the WW Enterprise Architecture team where she is leading IPv6 as a Technical Solutions Architect. She graduated with a degree in Computer Science from the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences and specializes in the Internet of Things (IoT), IPv6 and security. Her career in Cisco started in Routing and Switching and Network Security, but since fighting spam and malware turned out to be in her DNA since her first day on the Internet, a move to Content Security was an obvious progression. In 2016 Nicole joined the WW ENS Team where she currently still is active on Networking Technology. Recently Nicole also has been presenting at Cisco Live Events across various Continents on your favorite topic IPv6. As people who have met her in person will attest, Nicole is very friendly and talkative, as well as quite active on social media.She also acts as the social secretary for Koala, her stuffed marsupial travel companion and conversation starter towards IPv6.


IPv6+Automation: A Winning Combination

3 min read

Join us at Cisco Live to learn more about how IPv6, together with automation, can offer real opportunities for your company. Ultimately, the transition to IPv6 opens doors for you to build a more efficient, scalable, modern network. 

October 23, 2018


Life as Cisco’s Chief Stroopwafel Officer

3 min read

How do Stroopwafels connect this Cisco Systems Enginner? Nicole W. shares her story - and explains what Stroopwafels are!

April 28, 2016


Employee’s Stuffed Koala Becomes Unofficial Cisco Mascot

2 min read

If you follow along with WeAreCisco in social media, you’ll find a lot of great employee photos. The recent #LoveWhereYouWork contest was proof of that. But you might have seen a few of one Cisco badge-wearer that looks a little different. He’s shorter. Much furrier. Doesn’t talk much. He doesn’t have a smartphone, but he’s […]