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Wendy Howell

2018 Speaker

WENDY HOWELL is chief of staff for technical services product management with Cisco Systems. She has been with Cisco for five years, and in the technology field for more than twenty. She’s worked for companies from startup to multinationals, and in various functions including M&A, channels, sales and consulting. Howell is currently a leader in the technical services product management organization and owns strategic and fiscal planning for the services portfolio that is accounts for more than $10B in revenue. She owns talent, development and diversity for the global team, leads Cisco Connected Women Austin and is the driving force behind the Cisco & Girls In Tech partnership. GIT is a global nonprofit with over sixty chapters and 60,000 members focused on empowerment, education, enablement and entrepreneurship. Howell also spends a great deal of time mentoring inside and outside Cisco. She is a co- managing director for the Austin chapter of GIT. She is a huge believer in the power of “better together” and partners locally to support Girl Scouts, Survive 2 Thrive, Girls For Progress and many other local organizations. @cisco