Do your peers consider you to be a thought leader based on your strong technical knowledge of Cisco products and technologies? Do you maintain an active online or social presence to interact with others and share what you know?

Cisco Champions are regarded as experts in Cisco products and technologies by their peers and actively share their knowledge, expertise, and thoughts in technical forums, communities, user groups, social media, speaking engagements, and across the social web with Cisco. The program has been running for more than 3 years, and each year open nominations are held to find and select the best candidates from around the world.

If that sounds like you*, we invite you to nominate yourself or someone you know for the 2017 Cisco Champion program. The application form will be open now thru December 15th, 2016 12/21/2016 (extended!).

Impact: The Cisco Champion program is an an award-winning initiative that connects a passionate group of technology enthusiasts with Cisco subject matter experts. Participants gain access to a global network of Champions and interact directly with Cisco through technical briefings, podcasts, blogs, and in-person events.

What is a thought leader? Thought leaders are regarded as a community influencer/technical authority via online and offline contributions in social media, third-party technical forums, communities, user groups, speaking engagements, or other venues.

Fill out the application to be a 2017 Cisco Champion. 2017 Cisco Champion applications are now closed.


*Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and cannot be a government official or Cisco employee.