Monique Morrow is the CTO New Frontiers Engineering at Cisco as of November 2014.
Monique was the first CTO of Cisco Services from June 2013 to November 2014 where she lead the development of Cisco Services Technologies mapped to Services Customer Solution Reference Architecture that is now foundational for Cisco Customer Solutions implementation.
Monique has a track record of co-innovating with customers, that has transcended the globe from North America, Europe and Asia Specialties: Networking technology; Grid, cloud computing, Intercloud-Federation, Internet of Things; M2M Security and E-Health; Semantic web; Business Development.
Monique’s current focus in on the intersection between research – economics-technology to portfolio execution e.g. Circular and Exponential Economies as examples.
Synopsis of Sustainable Accomplishments
Under Cisco’s Office of the CTO, both as an individual contributor and manager, Monique built a strong leadership team in Asia-Pacific. Her specific geo-area targets were China and India. Monique’s role in these important regions drove Cisco’s globalization and country strategies and met all of her targeted goals.
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 a staunch advocate for women in technology.
Monique has been recognized at Top Ten Influential IT Women in Europe 2014
Monique was one of 6 Global Achievers recognized for the ITU and UN Women 2014 GEM-TECH
Monique was the 2014 IEEE Region 8 Women in Engineering Clementina Saduwa Award Recipient
Monique was an Inspiration Finalist for the 2015 FDM everywoman in Technology
Monique has been selected to be part of the elite group of women for Connected World magazine’s 2015 Women of M2M/Internet of Things feature — or “WoM2M.”
Monique was a 2015 Digital Woman of the Year Finalist for Europe
Monique is also co-WISE Exec 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 and speaks frequently in conferences; and has co-authored three books with 2 new books in the pipeline.
Monique currently has 9 patent submissions filed with US Patent Office.
She has 7 patents issued by the US Patent Office.