Breakfast at Noon: Conversations on Innovation and Change

Tuesday 8 December, 12pm

Emma Reid – Global Marketing Manager, CISCO Networking Academy

Emma has over 20 years’ experience working in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). For the past 9 years, she has worked in Cisco’s Social Innovation Group as the Regional Marketing Manager for Asia Pacific & Japan. Emma develops new programs above and beyond the Cisco® Networking Academy® (NetAcad) ( their flagship CSR program.

Over the past couple of years, Emma built a Cybersecurity Series for Asia Pacific as there wasn’t a global offering available at the time. The program attracted 80,000 students worldwide.

Emma has developed a career readiness program. 80,000 students have engaged to-date with 75% saying it helped identify their future career path. She created virtual career fairs using Cisco technology for top tier partners to connect with soon-to-be graduates. The program is now offered globally.

To tackle the leaky pipeline of Women in technology, Emma produ