leadership

Define Your Future @Cisco

I am looking forward to the Grace Hopper Women in Computing Conference, Oct 14-16 2015, Houston, Texas. From Cisco Women in Cybersecurity to extraordinary software developers and inspiring executive I invite you to join us at Cisco to invent together. Intercloud, security, and IoE are all areas that present massive opportunity for re-invention and innovation. […]

September 29, 2015

INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY

#CiscoChat Seize the Moment and Make your Mark at Grace Hopper

The Grace Hopper Celebration Conference is upon us once in two weeks in Houston, Texas  and Cisco is proud to be a Diamond Sponsor recognized as a leader in diversity and highlights our continuous commitment to increasing the impact of women in technology. For the last 13 years, GHC has strived to bring together women technologists […]

September 21, 2015

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Five Keys to Success Leading Digital Business Transformation

As we explored in my previous blog, today’s rampant pace of innovation can be likened to a Digital Vortex, where ideas, technologies, and even entire industries are swept to the center of the Vortex — recombining and merging into disruptive new business models. In such an environment, digital business transformation is critical — and demands […]

September 9, 2015

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Digital Business Transformation Starts with Five Key Leadership Questions

While digital disruption is overturning incumbents faster than just about any force in history, many business leaders are not getting the memo. As I wrote in my previous blog, our recent “Digital Vortex” research found that nearly four in 10 top incumbents will be displaced in each industry due to digital disruption over the next […]

Fixing Broken Windows: Shattered Myths About the Glass Ceiling

Leading organisations now realise that improving the representation of female leaders is crucial to business success. In fact, according to research from McKinsey, “Companies in the top quartile...

June 24, 2015

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

At the Center of the Digital Vortex: Chaos, Disruption, and Opportunity

The only thing that remains constant is change. It’s an old adage. While it has always been true, it’s especially relevant now. Today’s pace of technology change is akin to a vortex, relentlessly and chaotically sweeping everything into its spiral path, demanding digitization. As with a real vortex, the force of this change is too […]

Cisco Women Engineers Make Their Mark at the IEEE Women In Engineering International Leadership Conference

In April this year, Cisco sponsored the IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Conference held at the San Jose Marriott. This was part of a concerted effort to advance and attract women in technical and leadership roles in the technology industry. At the beginning of our partnership with IEEE we asked ourselves: “What is it […]

Want to be heard? Be quiet.

In a world that has become more digital and collaborative — where everyone struggles to be heard — the temptation is to shout louder. But what if a different leadership style could be more effective? What if listening rather than broadcasting could make us agile in an unpredictable world? Listening-centric leadership is a big departure […]

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 […]