Tag Archive: Cisco

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    by Jessica Stillman

    12 Female CTOs You Should Know – and Follow on Twitter

    These 12 female CTOs are leading cutting-edge tech startups and inspiring the next generation of female technology leaders!

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    by Angie Chang

    Change Demands a Vision from the Top

    What are the ways in which an organization develops its top talent, and is the selection criteria biased in a way that self selects people who look like those already in key positions?

    By Telle Whitney (President & CEO, Anita Borg Institute)

    John Chambers recently wrote a memo to his leadership team articulating his realization that he has not walked the talk on advancing women. I applaud John’s decision to go public on this topic. The numbers at the top of most organizations of women’s representation have remained stagnant for many years.

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    by Angie Chang

    PITCH NYC 2012: Sandy Lerner (Cisco & Urban Decay Founder) Talks Competitive Advantage, Venture Capital And Startup Funding With CNBC Reporter Seema Mody

    Live from PITCH NYC 2012 Conference & Competition –

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    At the 2012 PITCH NYC Conference, CNBC reporter Seema Mody interviewed Sandy Lerner of Cisco Systems, now a large cap company which Seema Mody speaks about on CNBC. Sandy Lerner co-founded Cisco Systems on December 10, 1984 and then started Urban Decay, a cosmetics company sold to LVMH. After starting life as a farmer, she still now involved in organic farming – and book writing, having just published

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    by Angie Chang

    Keynote Speakers Announced For PITCH NYC 2012 Conference In November: Sandy Lerner (Cisco, Urban Decay), Geraldine Laybourne (Oxygen) And Fran Maier (Match.com, TRUSTe)


    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    We are excited to announce our three keynote speakers for PITCH NYC Conference & Competition on November 14, 2012.

    We are thrilled that Sandy Lerner, co-founder of tech giant Cisco and cosmetics company Urban Decay will be joining us and presenting the morning keynote at PITCH NYC Conference.

    Founder of Oxygen Media, Geraldine Laybourne, will be presenting the afternoon keynote at PITCH NYC Conference.

    As we’ve announced earlier, Match.com and TRUSTe founder Fran Maier is a keynote speaker at PITCH NYC Conference as well, along with a full roster of successful women startup founders like Sandy Jen (CTO of Meebo, acquired by Google), Michelle You (CPO of Songkick, funded by Sequoia) and Limor Fried (CEO of Adafruit Industries, up for Entrepreneur.com Entrepreneur of the Year). Full speaker roster and agenda at pitch.women2.com.

    Learn more about our three impactful keynote speakers

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    by Angie Chang

    Imposter Syndrome And How To Beat It: Cisco Co-Founder Sandy Lerner And Barbara Tuchman

    Learn from Cisco co-founder Sandy Lerner and author Barbara Tuchman.

    By Larry Chiang (CEO, Duck9 & Stanford University EIR)

    Mis-representation is something that many truly academically qualified people fear.

    I found out that that this is called the Imposter Syndrome pattern.

    When we as incredibly talented, academically book-smart women enter entrepreneurship, imposter syndrome pitfalls are everywhere.

    -1- That Red Sports Blazer Isn’t Me

    by Angie Chang

    Cisco Tech Chief Outlines Women’s Advantages in Tech

    By Bianca Bosker (Technology Editor, The Huffington Post)

    Cisco Systems’ chief technology officer Padmasree Warrior is one of the most powerful women in Silicon Valley.

    She is responsible for around two-thirds of Cisco’s revenues, which totaled $43 billion in the most recent fiscal year and, with her colleague Pankaj Patel, oversees more than 22,000 engineers.

    But Warrior nearly bypassed a career in business altogether — turned off from the tech industry by the dearth of women in the field, she instead aspired to be part of academia.