Trent Dorroh

Head of Talent Bridge Program

People & Communities

Trent is the Head of the Cisco Talent Bridge program – an initiative focused on connecting our Cisco Channel Partners and Distributors with diverse pools of talent. A key mission of the program is to help partners with their employee lifecycle; sourcing, recruiting, hiring, developing, incenting, and diversifying talent. He’s been with Cisco since 2017 and has helped grow the program and its flagship platform, the Matching Engine, a tool used by many organizations within Cisco and outside to connect talent to jobs. Before his life at Cisco, he spent 15 years working for a Cisco Gold Channel Partner in the United States primarily the VP of Professional Services. During his time at the partner, he also established an internal recruiting team and an external Staffing Practice. Born and raised out on the east coast of the US, he’s living life large with his family and pursuing his passions outside of work.


February 24, 2023


Connecting Candidates and Employers

Making connections and building relationships is vital to our success both personally and professionally. Our Talent Bridge Matching Engine platform automates and simplifies the connection process.

October 21, 2022


Our Mission: Help Cisco Partners Hire Veterans

At Cisco we support veterans as they transition to civilian life or switch careers, with multiple programs and trainings. Our Talent Bridge Program works to connect transitioning veterans and their spouses with our ecosystem partners.

September 22, 2022


Bridging the Talent Diversity Divide in Tech

We know that when we diversify our thoughts, ideas, and innovations the result will be better. When we apply this concept to the workplace regarding who we hire and where we hire from, we will experience greater success.

August 31, 2022


The Journey to Bring Diverse Talent to Cisco Partners

Partners and Distributors who participate in Cisco Talent Bridge Program are connected to diverse talent. Interested partners engage with us as we journey together to create a more inclusive future.