Inclusion and Collaboration

Making great strides for diversity, inclusion, and collaboration

At Cisco we harness the power of inclusion, diversity, and collaboration to foster the best in our people, to exceed our customers’ expectations, and to develop a robust community where our differences are our best assets.

Diverse People

For Cisco, Inclusion and Collaboration is about unleashing the full power and potential of our people. The potential we see through the convergence of diversity, inclusion, collaboration, and technology are fundamental to achieving our business objectives and exceeding our customers’ expectations.

Read the latest editorial coverage about Cisco Inclusion and Collaboration initiatives:


  • September Latino Leaders Magazine, Yvette Kanouff, Sr. VP and GM of Service Provider Business
  • October Savoy Magazine Top Influential Women 2016 feature article highlighting Shari Slate Chief Inclusion and Collaboration Officer and Ehrika Gladden, Vice President, Market Strategy for Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions Group
  • November Hispanic Executive Magazine, Guillermo Diaz, CIO
  • November US Veterans Magazine, Jason Phillips,VP of Digital HR and Chief of Staff
  • December Latino Leaders Magazine, Laura Quintana, VP Corporate Affairs
  • December Latina Style Magazine, Alessandra Sapiz, Sr. Director Global Sales Events and Talent


  • Hispanic Executive, Fran Katsoudas is Breaking HR at Cisco
  • Hispanic Executive, Luis Visoso, Sr. VP of Business Technology & Operations Finance
  • Black EOE Journal, Hilton Romanski, Chief Strategy Officer speaks about a connected future
  • Diversity Woman: Rebecca Jacoby, The Tech Accelerator
  • Latina Style Magazine, Christine Bastian provides unique insights that come only from experience
  • Latino Leaders in High Tech, Jordi Botifoll is Transforming Telecommunication
  • Savoy Magazine, Shari Slate is Unleashing the Power of People
  • Latino Leaders, Cisco's Nina Lualdi: Balances Innovation and Culture


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