Monique Morrow is the CTO – Evangelist for New Frontiers Development and Engineering at Cisco – a role she has held since 2014.
Monique was the first CTO of Cisco Services from June 2013 to November 2014 where she led the development of strategic technology and business architectures for Cisco customers and partners.
Monique was engaged with Cisco during the start-up days in the mid-1980s and has since returned to Cisco. Her unique 14+ year journey has taken her from Customer Advocacy to Corporate Consulting Engineering, with an emphasis on the Service Provider Segment.
Monique bet on MPLS as a technology service enabler and was proven right. She was one of the leaders in the development of this critical business opportunity for Cisco in the Service Provider segment, Service Provider Next Gen Network (SP NGN).
Monique has consistently demonstrated the willingness and courage to take risks and explore new market opportunities for Cisco. These innate qualities are part of her DNA and are of great value to the company and all the global organizations in which she is involved.
Monique is passionate about Girls in ICT and has been active at the ITU on this topic and presented at the EU Parliament as an advocate for Cisco.
Monique is also co-WISE Executive Sponsor at Cisco; advocate for Cisco Women in Technology and Cisco Women for Cybersecurity Communities.
Monique has also been published in IEEE and other journals, has won numerous awards, and speaks frequently at conferences. She has co-authored three books with two new books in the pipeline.