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Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn
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Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn is the Vice President for the Learning@Cisco organization. This organization develops and delivers Cisco’s technical training and certification products and services and leads the company’s external technical community strategy. Jeanne’s responsibilities include running the P&L, product and service development and delivery, operations, marketing, the technical community and its support operations.

Jeanne has been with Cisco for 14 years and has been in the industry for over 23 years. She has held several executive positions in Cisco. Jeanne was hired to run Cisco’s channels sales team for global markets. She then created the Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG), a consulting team working with Cisco’s largest customers around the globe, and established this team as an innovation agent for Cisco and its customers. Just prior to assuming her position with Learning@Cisco, Jeanne ran product marketing for routing, switching and integrated advanced technologies for Cisco globally, a $20 Billion business.

Before joining Cisco, Jeanne spent five years as VP, general manager for Micronics/Diamond computers and was also at Wang for seven years running its desktop and systems/server business.


Stevie Awards 2009 – Leader of the year Top Finalist (1 of 5)

YWCA TWIN award for Women in Leadership - 2008

Entries by Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn

Conquering the Skills Gap: The Industry Talent Consortium

(0) Comments | Posted November 24, 2014 | 7:07 PM

Not so long ago, people, processes, data and things functioned independently. Today, the Internet of Everything (IoE) brings them all together by combining human and machine interactions in ways that only science fiction writers could have dreamed of. Information derived from these networked connections creates new capabilities, richer experiences and...

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Solving the "STEM Paradox" With the Global STEM Alliance

(0) Comments | Posted November 24, 2014 | 6:23 PM

Earlier this year, U.S. News & World Report released its STEM Index of the United States. It revealed that student aptitude for and interest in science, technology, engineering and math has been essentially flat for more than a decade, at the same time that the need for STEM skills continues...

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Teaching Today for 21st Century Skills

(0) Comments | Posted August 1, 2014 | 4:51 PM

It is estimated that over the next 10 years there will be two million unfilled ICT-related jobs globally, correlating with a projected talent gap of 8.2 percent by 2022. The 2014 Cisco Annual Security Report indicates a shortage of more than a million security professionals across the globe in 2014....

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How The Internet Of Everything Is Changing The Game For Tomorrow's Tech Workers

(0) Comments | Posted June 5, 2014 | 9:07 AM

It has been predicted that everything in the future will be connected and "communicate" with one another. There is even a phrase for it: the Internet of Everything (IoE). The impact of these connections is all about improving connected intelligence: the speed of decision-making, innovation with process, products...

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Developing Tomorrow's Talent

(0) Comments | Posted May 20, 2014 | 12:26 AM

People today generally agree that the goal of education is to convey knowledge. But if all the world's knowledge is instantaneously available online via a mobile device, how does that affect what we need to teach in schools and through other educational channels?

Education is becoming less about acquiring knowledge...

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The Internet of Everything is Changing the Education Landscape

(1) Comments | Posted April 8, 2014 | 10:55 AM

The explosive growth of the Internet of Everything is driving a sweeping wave of transformation across the world. Education is among the many sectors experiencing its profound impact.

Technology has had significant effects on education over the past decade. What we've seen so far is nothing compared to the changes...

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Technology Skills Gap: Fact or Fiction? Part II

(1) Comments | Posted August 21, 2013 | 12:28 PM

IT budgets have remained relatively flat over recent years; however, global IT spending is on the rise. Incremental IT spending has begun to spread across various lines of business throughout corporations; now IT is no longer just the CIO's job. We are seeing CXOs with their own IT...

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Technology Skills Gap: Fact or Fiction? Part I

(0) Comments | Posted July 3, 2013 | 10:26 AM

Politicians, analysts, editors and corporate hiring managers alike recognize a significant disparity in the level of education American students receive when compared to the rest of the world. International science and math assessment tests continue to show American students falling further behind their international peers. While the United...

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Thrive in a Rapidly Changing World: The Next Generation of IT

(0) Comments | Posted October 31, 2012 | 2:37 PM

Networking is predicted to become the second fastest growing occupation in the U.S., faster than the average for all occupations, and should continue to grow as we invest in new, quicker technology and mobile networks. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for network administrators,...

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Industry Trends & Talent Development Needs in Health Care

(0) Comments | Posted September 13, 2011 | 5:11 PM

The health care industry is currently faced with many challenges. Pressures to reduce the cost of health services, concerns regarding health care efficiency and quality, shortage of key professionals and the maldistribution of health professionals being top of mind. In addition, the world of health care is undergoing rapid global...

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The Widening Global Skills Gap

(0) Comments | Posted April 19, 2011 | 4:00 PM

The global skills gap -- the difference between the type of skills students and workers currently possess and the skills employers will need in 2015 and beyond -- continues to widen.

Earlier this week came the announcement that International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector development arm of the...

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The Talent Development Race

(0) Comments | Posted April 7, 2011 | 4:20 PM

Technological, economic and social trends are transforming the business landscape all around us. Gartner predicts that by 2015, 40 percent or more of an organization's work will be non-routine, up from 25 percent in 2010. According to a recent Cisco survey, three of every five employees...

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Transforming Today's Talent for Tomorrow

(0) Comments | Posted December 13, 2010 | 5:19 PM

Preparing the next generation to live and work in a rapidly transforming global economy requires a new way of looking at employment, education and training that will rely heavily on technology and collaboration. Key technological, economic and social trends are transforming the business landscape and the world in which we...

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