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Sarah Winchester

Business Operations Manager

Cisco IT

Sarah has spent the last 21 years at Cisco as a business Analyst in a variety of teams but mostly IT. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in Business and Professional Administration whilst working at Cisco and is currently studying for her Masters in Corporate Responsibility. With a small team of co-worker’s they started the Telecom Expense Management team in EMEAR gather data and invoices on all Telecom related expenses and auditing them. Currently she is using her skills to run the IT Intern and Graduate programs for the UK. Here she on boards them to Cisco and shares her wealth of knowledge so they can start work as quickly as possible. Sarah runs a CSR program called Connected Santa in the UK, that connects Santa in the North Pole to Children in hospital, so they can have a 1-2-1 chat, something they would normally miss out on. Using Cisco Webex technology Santa can visit 10 hospitals in a week (or more during Covid) to ensure the children know he knows what is on their present list and to confirm they are on the nice list.

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December 21, 2021

INSIDE CISCO IT

Giving sick children a direct line to Santa in the North Pole

It's so difficult to bring that Christmas sparkle to families and sick children outside the warmth of their own homes. Queue Connected Santa.