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Silvia Spiva

Cisco DevNet Engagement Leader

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Silvia K. Spiva is a Multicultural Marketer, creating content for global audiences, from the heart of Silicon Valley.

Her passions include children's literacy, STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math), and finding ways to bridge if not crush the #DigitalDivide.

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March 16, 2017

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

Cisco Chat: Have APIs killed the CLI?

Join our #CiscoChat at 8am PT on March 22. Is the CLI really at risk of going away, or can new network APIs and the CLI happily co-exist? Join Cisco Developers and Systems Engineers on developer.cisco.com to lead this discussion.

November 3, 2016

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

#CiscoChat Recap: Systems Engineers & the Power of dCloud

For any sales engineer who’s ever known the late nights, long hours, and frustrating hiccups of attempting to demo products for customers using PowerPoint or other slide deck platforms,

October 5, 2016

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

Innovative ways Systems Engineers are winning with Cisco dCloud

On August 22, 2016 Chris Dedicoat, Cisco’s Executive Vice-President of Worldwide Sales, took to the main stage at #CiscoGSX in Las Vegas and told the entire Cisco Sales force to “demo with dCloud!”. What happened next? I can tell you exactly what happened next, because I had duty at the dCloud booth. A lot of […]

August 17, 2016

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

Social Media for Sales

  Let me start by clarifying that this has nothing to do with buying or selling on social media. I am not a fan of the phrase “social selling”. This is a summary of what I have learned in my decade as a Marketer within Sales Enablement.

Join Us for the Women of Impact 2016 Conference on March 10th

The Women of Impact Conference is designed for women in IT, to give us a place to network and motivate one another. We unite women from all over the world...

March 31, 2015

CLOUD

SUMMARY: Open at Cisco is Moving!

“In our collective eagerness to talk about our growing list of cloud offerings, emerging cloud strategies, and contributions to the cloud community, we all started blogging from different places. The data center folks were talking about Cisco’s cloud-optimized hardware on one blog, the open source enthusiasts were talking about OpenStack and the Metacloud acquisition on […]

February 17, 2015

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

Community Manager: Digital Maven

The expectations on the modern marketer are ever-increasing.  The list of skills required includes the classics: market research creative writing attractive branding engaging event management seamless customer support Add these relatively newer skills: crisp digital photography smooth video webpage coding real-time social media listening business analytics The community managers behind the brands you continue to […]