Our Unique Focus on Making the World a Better Place
In a world of constant change, one thing that has remained consistent over my past 18 years at Cisco is that customers and government leaders truly believe in the transformative...
Cisco Mentors Fuel the Future of New Hires
Before becoming CEO of Cisco, Chuck Robbins was Head of Sales. Even then he saw employees as the key to...
Advancing Diversity with ‘The Power of One’
Last week, many of the nation’s top African-American leaders and emerging talent experienced first-hand “The Power of One” – the power of one person, one organization or one partnership to transform the world. The occasion was the Executive Leadership Council’s (ELC) annual celebration of individuals and corporations making a difference to advance inclusion and diversity […]
Texas Conference for Women: An Empowering Partnership
#CiscoInspiredWoman will be a hashtag reverberating throughout social media spheres this week as 6,500 attendees experience what I call, “Moments that Matter”, at the Conference for Women (CFW) in Austin, Texas. Cisco is the Exclusive Networking Partner of CFW for the fourth year in row, has 90 attendees and six speakers (three women and three […]
Why Cisco is the Most Strategic Digital Partner
Since taking over as CEO, I have spent a lot of my time listening. I’ve met with customers, partners, government leaders, investors, and Cisco’s employees. Each conversation yielded new insights and fueled my continued optimism about our future. What I have learned has not only helped solidify my thinking, but has enabled our entire leadership […]
Co-Innovating With Our Customers
In the past couple of years, I have been delighted to see how the digital revolution has accelerated the pace of innovation at warp speed. It has been even more gratifying, however, to experience how this trend has disrupted traditional relationships between technology suppliers and their customers. Today, the most successful suppliers and customers have […]
Cisco Live: We Are Ready. Are You Ready, Service Provider?
Guest Blog by Igor Dayen, SP Product and Solutions Marketing June 7, 2015 was the day when Cisco Live was officially kicked off in San Diego. 25,000 attendees came together to open the next chapter in Cisco’s history. The convention center and surrounding area was buzzing with excitement, with conversations including and focused on security, service […]
Collaboration Notes from Cisco Live: Monday Wrap-Up
If you're looking for the collaboration perspective of goings on throughout the show, I'm here to provide it with nightly wrap-ups of the day's activities. Read on for: Opening Keynote with John Chambers, Captain of the New Guard, Collaboration in the World of Solutions, What's Up for Tuesday?, and #MEOW. (Yes, as in what cats say.)
Next Generation Executive Leadership Team
Today I’m extremely proud and excited to announce my next generation executive leadership team who will lead Cisco into the digital age. With the increasing pace and complexity of today’s market, it’s critical that our leadership team understands our customers, delivers results, brings diverse perspectives and experiences, and builds world-class, highly motivated teams. This is […]