People and Culture

April 28, 2022

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

Careers, connections, and Cisco ANZ VETs network

By Emma Crome, success programs manager, Cisco. Emma is also the new lead of the Cisco VETS employee network for veteran enablement and troop support.  Careers After graduating high school I enlisted into the Royal Australian Navy as a Communications Information Systems (CIS) sailor, initially…

April 27, 2022

CORPORATE NEWS

Cisco welcomes new country manager for New Zealand

Cisco has appointed a new country manager for New Zealand, with Garrett Heraty taking up the position, joining the senior leadership team from the 9 May 2022. Garrett brings experience from the USA, where he was most recently the client executive for Amazon. A global Cisco veteran, Garrett has worked…

March 15, 2022

PRESS KIT

Cisco Australia and New Zealand brings on chief technology officer Carl Solder

Cisco has appointed a new chief technology officer (CTO) in Australia and New Zealand, with Carl Solder taking up the position. Solder will be responsible for elevating Cisco’s technology strategy and highlighting the latest company innovations, with a strong customer focus to understand the needs…

March 8, 2022

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

Career diversity in IT – through MentorMe

One of Cisco’s flagship volunteering programs, MentorMe, matches female university students with a mentor in the technology industry within Cisco for over nine weeks. Meeting weekly, and sometimes more, the students also participate in weekly professional development sessions to hear from experts…

March 8, 2022

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

IWD: a look at leaders

Today marks international women’s day globally. We asked three of our senior leaders about their career histories, the challenges they experience, and what the day means for them. Karen Schuman I started my professional career in healthcare consulting, working with hospitals looking to digitise…

November 30, 2021

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

Leaning on your leaders in tough times

The last couple of years have been tough for many, especially as our personal and professional lives go through a tug of war to find the right balance. Working further apart physically has unexpectedly brought many of us closer through virtual, but more meaningful, connections. From seeing into your…

September 3, 2021

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

Meet the myth-busting mentor on a mission

By Helena Ng, Technology Lead for Small and Midsize Business Sales, Cisco Australia, and New Zealand. I’ve been part of Cisco for 16 years. I was working as a wireless specialist engineer at a start-up, Airespace – which was then acquired by Cisco. I’ve also worked in solutions marketing, specialist…

July 13, 2021

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

Returning to work in a year unlike any other

Over the last 18 months, the notions of work/life integration have been under the microscope as we consider how best to transition to a safe, trusted and productive hybrid work model. We speak to one of the Cisco team, Sahar, who recently came back to work after taking a break last year. Hear what it has…

June 18, 2021

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

Bringing your whole self to work, proudly

It’s Pride Month globally, a celebration and recognition of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual, Two Spirit (LGBTQIA2S+) community with various events held around the world. June is marked to recognise the Stonewall Riots taking place in 1969 and is an opportunity…