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Brenda Dennis

2013 Speaker

Brenda Dennis has been with Cisco for 15 years and is currently the senior director of Strategy and Planning for Cisco’s $32B Global Enterprise business. Dennis is responsible for the growth strategy, new business and investment programs, fiscal year planning and market and business intelligence.  Prior to her current role, she was global sales director, leading a more than 100 person sales and engineering team with revenue responsibility in excess of $.5B.  Prior to Cisco, Dennis spent 8 years at Sprint in Sales Leadership and also as a Sales Trainer/Coach. With a passion around developing people, creating inclusive work environments and giving back to the community, Dennis is an Executive Sponsor for the Cisco Women’s Advisory Group, does many internal and external speaking engagements, is chairperson of the board for Big Brothers Big Sisters NJ, and is co-founder of the HSC Soccer Club. She earned an MBA from Marymount University, a BS in International Management from Oregon State University and studied at the University of Technology in Sydney, Australia.