Fran Katsoudas

March 8, 2021


Driving Impact with Strong Leadership

3 min read

Chuck Robbins announces expanded roles for Fran Katsoudas, Liz Centoni and Maria Martinez, who will continue to drive key areas of the business and shape the future for Cisco.

November 29, 2017


Doing the Right Thing in Life-Changing Moments

2 min read

I’m proud that Cisco is continuing to ramp up the support we give our employees in the life-changing moments everyone faces from time to time.

August 11, 2016


Building Blocks for an Innovation Disruption (Part 2)

6 min read

Thomas Edison once said, “Genius is one percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration.” Yet even today, when there’s never been a better time to innovate, many still believe that all you need is the next brilliant idea to disrupt markets. Wrong. In today’s digital world, innovation takes as much perspiration, preparation and process as ever. […]

July 8, 2016


Building Blocks for your own Innovation Disruption (Part 1)

6 min read

Cisco’s first company-wide innovation challenge, which disrupted all job functions and geographies, attracted widespread interest outside the company. Inquiries from innovation pros, articles in Network World, podcasts with the Human Capital Institute and Innovation Leader, and invitations to share best practices all ask:

October 13, 2015


Advancing Diversity with ‘The Power of One’

4 min read

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 […]