Jennifer Redmon joined Cisco in 2009 and serves as its Chief Data Evangelist. Her organization enables an insight-driven culture through globally-scaled data products, services, and community enablement. In response to the shortage of data and analytical talent in the marketplace, her team has upskilled over 3,000 employees to date in the areas of data science, artificial intelligence, data storytelling, and data engineering. By hosting virtual and physical events including AI/data science competitions and symposiums as well as always-on collaboration platforms, her organization interconnects and fosters a thriving federated community of practitioners who drive innovation across functions and geographies. Jennifer holds an international MBA from Duke University with a concentration in Strategy and Bachelor’s in Economics and Art History from UC Davis.