Cisco Entrepreneurs in Residence
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 […]
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.
Putting Cisco Entrepreneurs in Residence into High Gear: More Startup Innovations for the Internet of Everything
Cisco’s leadership in the emerging market for the Internet of Everything (IoE), Smart Cities and Big Data/analytics rests on our ability to harness the technologies and business models of our global partner ecosystem – especially those of early-stage startups who are building truly disruptive capabilities for the future. I previously shared my vision of Cisco […]
Accelerating open innovation on all fronts at Cisco
I introduced Cisco Entrepreneurs in Residence (Cisco EIR) earlier this year as a cornerstone in our strategy of embracing open innovation at Cisco. I also shared how we were extending Cisco EIR and open innovation across the US through local incubation partners, and I announced the launch of Cisco EIR in Europe. Now I would […]
File Security With the Click of a Button
Securing our digital lives used to be simpler. Up until a few years ago, we primarily used email as a means for transferring or exchanging files between two parties. A handful of companies emerged to provide email encryption for those who needed it. Most other people did not worry about it. Today, file exchange has […]
Can the Elephant Dance to a Security Tune?
There is a great debate in the security world right now: have SIEM and logging products run their course? Will Hadoop ride to the rescue? Can machines “learn” about security and reliably spot threats that no other approach can find? Gartner calls this phenomenon Big Data Security Analytics, and they make a strong point to […]
Reinventing Innovation to Capture the Internet of Everything Opportunity
The Internet of Everything (IoE) is not only disrupting traditional business models, it is also disrupting innovation itself. While the focus at this week’s 2nd annual Internet of Things World Forum (IOTWF) here in Chicago is on capturing the accelerated opportunity of connected things, we believe there is even greater opportunity with the Internet of […]