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Ehrika Gladden

2013 Speaker

Ehrika Gladden is senior director, Americas cloud consumption models for Cisco Systems, the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet. Previously vice president, eastern midmarket sales at Avaya, she had responsibility for sales, operations, engineering and administration for a 200-person organization.  She led this organization through its acquisition from solutions integrator Expanets, a division of Northwestern Utilities. Prior to Avaya, Gladden held several vice president and general manager roles with startup telecom integrators managing P&L’s for $250M and $300M businesses in Philadelphia, Atlanta, Colorado and New Jersey. One of Savoy’s “2012 50 Most Influential Women in America,” Gladden is committed to inclusive leadership development and focuses on this commitment as a board member and secretary of the Executive Leadership Council Foundation. She is also one of The Network Journal’s “2013 Top 25 Women.” Ever the philanthropist, she spends her free time in 10-15 hours of volunteer work with French speaking people each month. Gladden holds a B.A. from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. @ecgladden
11:30AM – 12:30PM Your Next and Best Career Move – MR 108
3:00 – 4:00PM Success Codes for Professional and Personal Leadership – MR 104