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Pilar Schenk

2023 Speaker

Host | Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter

PILAR SCHENK is vice president of strategy and planning for all global specialists at Cisco. She is a change agent and leader specializing in designing and executing go-to-market levers to achieve business-driven results. With a passion and deep-rooted appreciation for grit and scrappiness, Schenk loves to be surrounded by colleagues who inspire out-of-the-box thinking and are willing to challenge the status quo to create meaningful change. Schenk excels in building high-performing teams and creating successful operational disciplines in fast-moving global environments. She is a fierce advocate for women in the workplace and is committed to helping them continue to reach – and shatter – the glass ceiling. Schenk also plays another particularly significant role – mom, to her three kids. In her spare time, she loves to work her hand at one of her newest hobbies – juggling.