Women of Cisco

June 26, 2020

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

“Technology is life changing!” Marleese Attilakos shares her impressions of working in tech for 20 years

Marleese Attilakos is the Commercial State Sales Manager for Cisco Australia and New Zealand, based in Melbourne.  Marleese has been in the ICT industry for 20 years, with a diverse set of skills under her belt as an analyst, sales executive and sales leader, as well as working in operations and the…

March 5, 2020

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

Winners of the Cisco Women in IT Awards for 2020

Cisco is proud to share the winners of the 2020 Women in IT Awards, recognising the very best in female talent across its customer and partner community. In response to the wealth of standout submissions, all categories exceeded the traditional six finalist limit, showcasing the very best in the…

February 7, 2020

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

“I work in a job that did not exist when I was studying.”

A conversation with Emma Reid, Global Marketing Manager for Cisco’s Networking Academy Emma Reid is a well-regarded champion for diversity and equal opportunity particularly in creating programs that bridge the gap and enables a stronger sense of community within the IT industry. Emma is the Global…

October 24, 2019

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

MentorMe: Cisco wraps up its female university student mentoring program

Earlier this month, over 170 female university students graduated from Cisco’s Mentor Me program, which provides 1:1 mentoring with a tertiary student and Cisco employee. The office sites across Australia and New Zealand where abuzz to celebrate the end of the program! Students across 18 universities…

April 12, 2019

INNOVATION

How to get stuff done as a woman in tech

Allyson Corcoran, Director of Service Sales, Cisco ANZ has been in the technology industry in a range of roles for 27 years. Allyson is part of the Connected Women’s Network, an employee led initiative that supports a range of initiatives to help attract and retain women in technology, including programs…

December 20, 2018

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

“If you can see it, you can be it” – Tara Ridley, Director of the Partner Organisation,

“If you can see it, you can be it”  Tara Ridley, Director of the Partner Organisation, Cisco Australia and New Zealand    I have been in the technology industry for coming up to my 25thyear, in a range of roles that has kept me challenged and constantly learning. Currently, I lead the Partner Organisation…