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Tom Yoritaka

Global Managing Director

Cisco Entrepreneurs in Residence

Tom Yoritaka brings over 19 years of experience in product management, technology development and business strategy with a strong operational track record. His domain expertise includes Web applications, mobility, social enterprise software, the Internet of Things/Everything, SaaS, social analytics and online marketplaces.

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June 27, 2016

INNOVATION

Cisco and Cisco EIR Take No. 1 Spot on the Europe’s 25 Corporate Startup Stars Ranking

I’m incredibly excited to announce that Cisco and Cisco Entrepreneurs in Residence (Cisco EIR), our corporate venturing program, just took first place in Europe’s 25 Corporate Startup Stars. UK innovation foundation Nesta and the Startup Europe Partnership organized this prestigious ranking. The award recognizes the successful contributions of large corporations working within the startup/scaleup ecosystem […]

May 20, 2016

INNOVATION

Cisco Entrepreneurs in Residence Accelerates its Momentum and Extends Corporate Venturing into New Technology Areas with …

Three-and-a-half years ago, an informal brainstorming session among a few us started a broader discussion on how we should co-innovate with the startup ecosystem, which eventually led to the creation of a new corporate venturing program for startups and scaleups - Cisco Entrepreneurs in Residence (Cisco EIR) - built on Cisco’s foundation of innovation and market opportunity.