Celebrating the Planetary Success of Our Alumni

New Cisco Networking Academy Alumni Awards are out of this world.

A willingness to explore new frontiers

As Cisco Networking Academy celebrates 25 years of providing skills training to more than 17.5 million students, we celebrate the significant strides made by our alums.

Help us congratulate the winners of the Networking Academy Alumni Awards. All have imagined, prepared, and launched a career in the digital universe:

Changemaker award winner

Eleftherios Xinaris, Cyprus

Rise Above award winner

John Gillespie, Ireland

Future Leader award winner

Ireoluwatonde Fasanu, Nigeria

Innovation Architect award winner

Timothy King, Canada

Influencer award winner

Armand Carr, United States


Shooting Star prize recipient

Timothy King, Canada

Alums rise in the digital economy

We know that as an alum, you have a fantastic story to tell in fulfilling your hopes for a technology career. Help us celebrate you—and others—by nominating yourself for one of our five Alumni Awards.

A special mission to find alumni

Please help us ensure that former alums know about the new Alumni Awards and can participate. Just download and share these flyers with fellow students and academy colleagues to get the word out.

How Networking Academy contributes to the rise of alumni

Orbit of influence

With a solar system of partners, we provide meaningful education and career connections for students.

Defining destiny

We help students expand their imaginations to envision careers in technology, no matter the challenges.

From here to there

We shorten the path for students to realize their goals by providing industry relevant skills training.