Shawn Tylka

Culture Evangelist

People & Communities

Shawn Tylka serves as a Senior Manager on the People & Communities team at Cisco Systems. In her role she is an evangelist for Cisco’s culture. A Bridge Award winner for the company, she has also been honored as a Cable Pioneer by The Cable Center for her 20+ years of work with the cable industry. Shawn has been at Cisco for twenty-five years, including twelve as part of the Scientific-Atlanta marketing team. An avid volunteer, Shawn is the logistics leader for Women Orthopaedist Global Organization, WOGO, an Operation Walk team which serves under-served communities around the world. WOGO undertakes yearly trips to developing countries where orthopedic reconstructive procedures are not readily available. Shawn manages all of the non-medical logistics for the team, moving 50 people around different developing nations. She also spends time volunteering for CURE Childhood Cancer, working on the Believe Ball Founding Committee. Shawn has a Bachelor of Science from Hood College in Frederick, Maryland. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia with her rescued Alaskan Malamutes, Hercules and Beethoven and is the proud mother of a grown daughter, Mackenzie.


July 8, 2020


Giving Back in over 50,000 Miles and 3 Continents

3 min read

Shawn, one of our Employee Communications Managers, shares how Cisco supports her volunteer work with Women Orthopedic Global Outreach (WOGO).