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Hope M. Galley

2014 Speaker

Hope M. Galley is a sales and emerging partner executive at Cisco Systems, motivational speaker and cancer patient advocate.  She is currently an emerging partner executive within Cisco’s Public Sector organization focusing on cloud providers. In addition, to her Cisco role, she serves on Johns Hopkins Patient advocacy board.  She has also spoken as a keynote speaker to several large organizations including The American Cancer Society. Throughout her 15 year career at Cisco, Galley has been responsible for both sales and channels organizations within the U.S. and abroad. In 2009, she was named “Global Account Manager of the Year for Public Sector Channels” and also won the first ever Humanitarian of the Year award. She is a recipient of Cisco’s Chairman’s award and serves as a mentor to both women and men entering the workforce.  Galley is a strong believer in “Playing Your Best Hand” and spends time within her community educating and supporting women of all ages.  Her life story has been featured on several media outlets including The Washington Post. Galley’s most important role is that of mother to her two young daughters who teach her each day about life, love and perseverance. @cisco