• The chief people officer of Cisco explains how her political activism informs her leadership at the $190 billion tech giant - from reassuring workers at acquired companies to navigating through the pandemic

    13 days ago - By Business Insider

    Cisco Chief People Officer Fran Katsoudas landed her first job at the tech giant by accident, when she unintentionally interviewed for a tech support role in 1996
    She has played a key role in defining the way the tech giant treats its people, from new employees from companies Cisco bought to its 75,000 global employees reeling from the COVID-19 crisis.
    Katsoudas has also been an advocate for a corporate culture that encourages employees to speak up. "I've always been a big believer in ensuring that every voice is heard," she told Business Insider.
    In fact, in January 2018, Katsoudas...
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