Government Roundtable at Cisco Live!
Tomorrow at Cisco Live!, I will be moderating a roundtable discussion featuring four government thought-leaders: Matt Benefiel from the Ninth Circuit Court Florida Rob Fields from the Florida Department of Highway Safety Jorge Pazos from the City of Melrose, Massachusetts; and Chief Warrant Officer 4 Darrin Gibson from the Alabama National Guard During the roundtable, […]
Supporting Veterans in Transition to Civilian Life
Within the next five years, more than 1 million armed forces personnel are expected to transition from U.S. military to civilian life. As our veterans return from deployments such as Iraq and Afghanistan, many of them will need new jobs to support their families – and additional training to get those jobs. Unfortunately, our veterans […]
Cisco Networking Academy Fields Dream Team for Cisco Live!
Today, I had the opportunity to speak with students of the Cisco Networking Academy. These students were selected to run the network at Cisco Live this year and run the Cisco Network Operations Center (NOC). An innovative information and communications technology (ICT) education program, the Cisco Networking Academy provides a million students worldwide with the […]
Lending a Helping Hand to Miriam’s Kitchen
I am excited to share the news of Cisco’s new partnership with Miriam’s Kitchen in Washington, D.C., near my home. Miriam’s Kitchen is committed to ending homelessness in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area by providing homeless persons with access to meals, counseling, clean clothes, medical care, permanent housing, and by ensuring they have the necessary […]
National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic 2013
There are so many things that make me proud of Cisco and its employees, but one of the most gratifying is the work we do to support our nation’s heroes – our warfighters and veterans. This week, nearly 400 of those heroes will take to the slopes, ride snowmobiles, try scuba diving, and enjoy rock […]
CyberPatriot Program Showcases Future of Cybersecurity Workforce
March 14 – 15 marked the National Finals Competition of CyberPatriot, the largest high school cyber defense competition in the United States. With students crowded around laptops, routers and clocks counting down, teams were given a business scenario. Told that they were newly hired IT professionals managing the network of a small company, they were […]
Telework Week: A Public Sector Success Story
March 4 marks the beginning of the third annual Telework Week, a week-long effort to get public sector agencies, companies and individuals to pledge to telework. Once again, Cisco is proud to be a platinum sponsor of this worthwhile event. Last year, more than 71,000 people – 94 percent of whom were federal employees – […]