Silicon Valley

June 1, 2016

GOVERNMENT

Strengthening Connections: Public Sector & Silicon Valley

In case you’ve missed it, the U.S. government has been making calculated decisions over the past few years modernize its approach to technology. That modernization, however, is much more than just buying the latest pieces of equipment and software, and it’s no secret that government has typically been behind private industry when it comes to […]

May 20, 2016

INNOVATION

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.

February 13, 2015

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

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 […]

Bay Area Nonprofit Grantees Reunite with Cisco Employee Champions at Awards Event

One of Cisco’s longest-running traditions is a special program for Silicon Valley nonprofits, which has offered Community Impact Cash Grants to carefully selected community organizations for more than a decade. In recent years, the grant amount has been set at $15,000 each for programs focused on K-8 education and health, a subset of Cisco’s overall […]