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Tae Yoo

Why We Need More Tech Talent to Digitize the World

Tae Yoo | Posted 02.12.2015 | Impact
Tae Yoo

Digitization. This topic was top of mind for many of the 2,500 world business and government leaders at the recent World Economic Forum annual meeting...

Can National Service Save the Economy?

Tae Yoo | Posted 11.20.2014 | Impact
Tae Yoo

Last year at a conference on national service, I heard a young man named Johann Shockency speak. Johann said that as a child, he had one goal: to serve his country through the armed forces.

How The Internet Of Everything Is Helping Humankind

Tae Yoo | Posted 10.14.2014 | Impact
Tae Yoo

Imagine an 8.2-magnitude earthquake hits suddenly, triggering landslides, cutting power, toppling buildings and causing human havoc. Now imagine the 60 seconds before the first jolts.

Can Big Data and Broadband Improve Health Care?

Tae Yoo | Posted 07.01.2014 | Impact
Tae Yoo

Last week, the World Economic Forum (WEF) released its annual flagship report on IT, the Global Information Technology Report (GITR). This year's report focuses on the risks and rewards of big data. An astounding number of technology transitions in the past 20 years have enabled millions of connections. The world wide web was just taking off in 1993.

Tae Yoo Weighs In On The Power Of Women

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.14.2015 | Business

Tae Yoo, Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs at Cisco Systems Inc., stopped by HuffPost Live at Davos on Saturday to talk about the power of wo...

The Power Of Connections To Change The World

Tae Yoo | Posted 11.25.2013 | Impact
Tae Yoo

This week, heads of state, Nobel Prize winners, nonprofit leaders, and influential CEOs will attend the annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI). In preparing for the event, I sat down with Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers, who is also attending, to talk about the role of technology in driving positive change.

International Women's Day: A Jordanian Entrepreneur's Impact on Education, the Workforce, and Society

Tae Yoo | Posted 11.22.2013 | Impact
Tae Yoo

For more than 100 years, International Women's Day has been observed in many countries around the world. It is a day when women are recognized for their economic, political, and social achievements, as well as an occasion for looking back on past struggles and accomplishments.

Creating Jobs and Business Opportunities Through Broadband Connectivity

Tae Yoo | Posted 03.25.2013 | Impact
Tae Yoo

Considering the great benefits of broadband connectivity to individuals and businesses alike, it is crucial for developing countries to help build out broadband infrastructure.

Getting Veterans Back To Work

Tae Yoo | Posted 01.12.2013 | Impact
Tae Yoo

It is expected that within the next four years, approximately 1 million U.S. Armed Forces personnel will transition from military to civilian life, including about 300,000 retirements by August 2013. Unfortunately, military servicemen and servicewomen often have a difficult time transitioning to jobs in the private sector once their duty is complete.

WATCH: The Importance Of Broadband In The Developing World

Sarah Medina | Posted 11.01.2012 | Impact

It takes a natural disaster like Hurricane Sandy to remind us of how quickly we begin to take technology for granted. Take the Internet, for example. ...

Multiplying the Impact of Social Innovation

Tae Yoo | Posted 11.24.2012 | Impact
Tae Yoo

When private sector, government, social and philanthropic leaders apply innovative partnerships and technologies to address social challenges and build sustainable communities, the impact is multiplied.