Silicon: Why We Doubled Down When Other Investors Looked Elsewhere

Kay Min, leader of Cisco’s silicon domain for Cisco Investments, breaks down why Cisco kept a strategic focus on this area and how that decision led to some big insights and investments, including OmniTier, a Bay-Area startup focused on memory-centric, high-performance computing.

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After the Investment: An Interview With Gong CEO and Co-Founder Amit Bendov

Amit Bendov is the CEO and founder of He brings more than 20 years of leadership experience in hyper-growth enterprise software startups. Before co-founding and leading the team at,...

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Security Never Goes Out of Style

Cybersecurity is a top of mind issue these days, but few people know as much about where the future is headed as Prasad Parthasarathi, leader of Cisco’s security domain portfolio. Hear which...

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Improving student success in higher ed

A conversation with Ari Winkleman | Involvio Founder and CEO College is a market ripe for innovation. Involvio, a Cisco Investments portfolio company, is at the head of an EdTech class of innovators...

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Rookout: A Game-Changer for Productivity

It’s a jungle out there, especially if you’re trying to retrieve data through multiple servers and several levels of software. Rookout gives you the ability to circumnavigate both. Daniel...

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Cohesity: Solving Mass Data Fragmentation

Cohesity is one of the fastest-growing companies in Cisco Investments’ portfolio, and they’re led by one fascinating CEO: Mohit Aron. Not only did he lead foundational work on the Google...

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People@Cisco: Rob Salvagno

Rob Salvagno, Head of Cisco Investments, thrives when he can ride the next wave of innovation.

Cisco Innovators: Janey Hoe

Janey Hoe, Vice President of Cisco Investments, thrives on connections. Whether it's connecting companies with Cisco Investments or making connections for more diversity in tech, Janey is seen as a leader. Focus Magazine recently sat down with Janey to find out how she got her career started and what continues to drive her.

Cisco Investments GCVI Summit Interview

Watch Rob Salvagno’s interview at the 2018 GCVI Summit, discussing Cisco’s approach to global CVC and M&A.