episode 629

Cisco CIO Jacqueline Guichelaar on the Future of Hybrid Work

Jacqueline Guichelaar is the Chief Information Officer of Cisco. She's been in that role for nearly three years, and she's leading a remarkable transformation within the company and is also a counselor for many CIOs across a variety of industries. Jacqui has been a leading light on the topic of future of work, a topic that Cisco generally speaking has taken a leadership position in. Jacqui has been a CIO across companies, including Deutsche Bank, Lloyds Banking Group, and Thomson Reuters prior to her time at Cisco. January 17, 2022

629: In this interview, Jacqueline goes in-depth on the future of work and what changes in culture will come about as a result. Jacqui begins with her purview as a CIO and technology leader at one of the most influential technology companies on the market and how she has curated her team over her three years in-role. She shares lessons on building a strong company culture and maintaining that culture during a hybrid working environment. Jacqui also talks about Cisco’s Customer Zero program, the future of work, and how the role of the CIO has evolved. Finally, Jacqui shares a personal story about her career journey, discusses improving the number of women in technology roles, and trends in technology as she looks ahead.


This episode is sponsored by Transmit Security and Splunk.


The World Class IT principles in yellow were the focus of this interview

  • 01 1- People
  • 02 2- Infrastructure
  • 03 3- Project and Portfolio Management
  • 04 4- IT & Business Partnership
  • 05 5- External Partnerships

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